How long soever it hath continued, if it be against reason, it is of no force in law.
1628 The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, bk.1, ch.10, section 80.
The house of every one is to him as his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.Sir Edward Coke
We have a saying in the House of Commons; that old ways are the safest and surest ways.Sir Edward Coke
A man's house is his castle.Sir Edward Coke