He named two or three prominent lawyers Dean knew.
With the later 9th century we enter upon a new epoch, and by the time of Gregory VII., in the 11th century, the tribunals have fallen into the hands of a regular class of canonists who are in fact professional church-lawyers in orders.
Within a few years he took rank among the leading members of the profession at a bar which included some of the ablest lawyers of the country.
These deputies were twelve in number, six of whom - the lawyers Vergniaud, Guadet, Gensonne, Grangeneuve and Jay, and the tradesman Jean Francois Ducos - sat both in the Legislative Assembly and the National Convention.
They're too cheap to let the lawyers do all the work so they had to come out here.