Erskine, Thomas 1st Baron Erskine ♂
Student United College 1761-1763 h,m. (Secondar).
Also at Cambridge University - M.A. 1778.
Served in Navy 1764-1768, and in Army 1768-1775. Barrister 1778. K.C. [King's Council] 1783. M.P. for Portsmouth 1783-1784 and 1790-1796. Attorney General to Prince of Wales 1783-1792. Chancellor of The Duchy of Cornwall 1802-1806. Lord Chancellor1806-1807. Presided at the trial of Lord Melville. [Naval officer, soldier, lawyer, politician]
Created 1st Baron Erskine, 1806.
- Hist. Parl. ii 406