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Coleridge Sir John Taylor

Coleridge, Sir John Taylor (1790-1876), an English judge, nephew of the poet, born at Tiverton, and contemporary with Arnold and Keble at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. After a brilliant undergraduate career, he became Fellow of Exeter, and was called to the bar in 1819, practising on the Western Circuit. In 1824 he edited the Quarterly Review for a year, and in the next year published his edition of Blackstone's Commentaries. In 1832 he became Serjeant, and in 1835 a judge of King's Bench, a post which he retained till 1858, when he was made Privy Councillor. In 1869 he wrote a Memoir of the Rev. John Keble.