Slavery was abolished throughout the British Empire with the Abolition Act of 1833. One of the first steps toward its legal abolition came 50 years earlier. In 1772, in a famous judgment known as Somersett’s Case, the English Court of King’s Bench held that slaves who had escaped could not be held or forced to leave England. Although it did not apply to other parts of the British Empire, the decision set a precedent that altered the course of slavery, including in the US. Who was Somersett? Discuss
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