Lyttelton, Sir Thomas

Also found in: Legal.

Lyttelton, Sir Thomas:

see Littleton, Sir ThomasLittleton, Sir Thomas,
1422?–1481, English jurist. He became a sergeant-at-law, i.e., a barrister, in the Court of Common Pleas in 1453 and a judge in 1466. He is best known for his Tenures, a short work in French on the types of estates in land in England.
..... Click the link for more information.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.