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Hello, Henry.

Q: Who said: "A man's home is his castle"?

a. King Henry VIII, upon returning to his throne after the execution of his wife Ann Boleyn.

b. 17th Century English jurist Sir Edward Coke, in arguments for the supremacy of common law

c. Conservative Phyllis Schlafly, in a 1970s speech about roles for women. (Home section, Page 1.)

All three, and probably many more. If you put any trust in Wikipedia, here's what they have to say...

In English, see Book 4, Chapter 16 of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England:

And the law of England has so particular and tender a regard to the immunity of a man's house, that it stiles it his castle, and will never suffer it to be violated with immunity: agreeing herein with the sentiments of ancient Rome, as expressed in the works of Tully; quid enim sanctius, quid omni religione munitius, quam domus unusquisque civium?
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Hello, Henry.

Q: Who said: "A man's home is his castle"?

a. King Henry VIII, upon returning to his throne after the execution of his wife Ann Boleyn.

b. 17th Century English jurist Sir Edward Coke, in arguments for the supremacy of common law

c. Conservative Phyllis Schlafly, in a 1970s speech about roles for women. (Home section, Page 1.)

All three, and probably many more. If you put any trust in Wikipedia, here's what they have to say...

In English, see Book 4, Chapter 16 of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England:

And the law of England has so particular and tender a regard to the immunity of a man's house, that it stiles it his castle, and will never suffer it to be violated with immunity: agreeing herein with the sentiments of ancient Rome, as expressed in the works of Tully; quid enim sanctius, quid omni religione munitius, quam domus unusquisque civium?
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