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A brief history of Lincoln’s Inn

By an ordinance of 1292, King Edward I took the King’s Courts out of the hands of the clergy and placed them under the control of the judges. As a direct result of this, professionally trained lawyers began to emerge. Aspiring lawyers headed to London to listen and learn from established practitioners and it has been said that Lincon’s Inn emerged sometime towards the end of the thirteenth century or early fourteenth century to become still to this day the epicentre of the legal profession in England & Wales.