Professor Sir Roger Scruton FBA FRSL

It is with much regret that we report the death of Master Scruton (Professor Sir Roger Scruton FBA FRSL). He passed away peacefully on Sunday 12 January, aged 75, after a 6 month battle with cancer. The Inn’s flag is flying at half-mast today, Monday 13 January, in his memory.

The conservative philosopher and government advisor was the author of more than 50 books on aesthetics, morality and politics. He was a founder of and contributor to the Inn's Social Context of the Law Series. He was elected as an Honorary Bencher of the Inn in 2015.

Details of any funeral and/or memorial service will be circulated as appropriate in due course.