What is NULLIUS FILIUS?

Lat. The sou of nobody ; a bastard. Nullius bominis anctoritas apud nos valere debet, ut meliora non sequere- mur si qnis attulerit. The authority of no man ought to prevail with us, so far as to prevent our following better [opinions] if any one should present them. Co. Litt. 383b.

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