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Sir John Pratt (1657–1725) was a British judge and politician.

Pratt was Lord Chief Justice of England from May 15, 1718 until March 2, 1725. He was appointed as an interim Chancellor of the Exchequer on February 2, 1721, until April 3, 1721.

Pratt's third son from his second marriage, Charles Pratt, also became a prominent lawyer and politician. He served as Lord Chancellor from 1766 to 1770 and was created Earl Camden in 1786.


See also

Legal offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Macclesfield
Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench
Succeeded by
Robert Raymond
Political offices
Preceded by
John Aislabie
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Succeeded by
Robert Walpole


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