Born on 17th of September 1779
Died on 24th of June 1861
Born 1779. Died 1861 - Scottish judge.
Studied theology at St Andrews University. Called to English Bar in 1806. Was Whig MP from 1830 to 1849. Knighted in 1832, created a Baron in 1841. Appointed Lord Chancellor of Ireland (1841), Chief Justice of the Queen’s Bench (1850) and Lord Chancellor (1859).
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