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Littleton, or Lyttleton, Thomas (d. 1481), a most distinguished English judge, who was born at Frankley early in the fifteenth century. In 1455 he traversed the northern circuit as judge of assize, and in 1466 was one of the judges of Common Pleas. He was created a Knight of the Bath in 1475. His Anglo-French treatise on tenures is considered even now as the principal authority on real property in England. [Coke.]