Sir John Fortescue served as Chief Justice of the King's Bench under Henry VI. He authored works including De Laudibus Legum Angliae (Commendation of the Laws of England) which provided the first discussion of the political and conceptual underpinnings of the law in England.
1983-1997 (Service as an MP)
1999 - 2000 (Prison sentence)
Jonathan Aitken served as a Conservative Member of Parliament. He was convicted of perjury in 1999 and received an 18-months prison sentence, of which he served seven months. In 2018 he was ordained, and has subsequently worked as an unpaid prison chaplain.