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Encyclopedia > Francis Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook

Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook (17961866) was a British Whig politician who served in the governments of Lord Melbourne and Lord John Russell. Educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. Called to the bar, Lincoln's Inn, 1823. Member of Parliament for Portsmouth, 1826–1865. A Lord of the Treasury, 1830–1834, and a Secretary to the Treasury, June – November 1834 and 1835–1839. He entered the cabinet in 1839 as Chancellor of the Exchequer, serving until the fall of the Melbourne government in August 1841. He returned to the cabinet in January 1849, replacing Lord Auckland as First Lord of the Admiralty in Russell's cabinet and serving until its fall in 1852. He was created Baron Northbrook in 1866. He was a member of the famous Baring banking family. 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... While the Whigs (along with the Tories) are often described as one of the two political parties in late 17th to mid 19th century Great Britain, it is more accurate to describe them as loose political groupings or tendencies. ... Arms of Lord Melbourne The Right Honourable William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, PC (15 March 1779–24 November 1848) was a British Whig statesman who served as Home Secretary (1830-1834) and Prime Minister (1834 and 1835-1841), and a mentor of Queen Victoria. ... The Right Honourable John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (August 18, 1792 – May 28, 1878), known as Lord John Russell before 1861, was a British Whig and Liberal statesman who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the mid-19th century. ... The Kings College of Our Lady of Eton beside Windsor, commonly known as Eton College or just Eton, is a prestigious and internationally known Public School for boys. ... College name Christ Church Named after Jesus Christ Established 1546 Sister College Trinity College Dean The Very Revd Christopher Andrew Lewis JCR President William Dorsey Undergraduates 426 MCR or GCR President {{{MCR President}}} Graduates 154 Home page Boat Club Christ Church (Latin: Ædes Christi, the temple or house of Christ... Part of Lincolns Inn drawn by Thomas Shepherd c. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... In the United Kingdom, there are at least six Lords of the Treasury who serve concurrently. ... In the United Kingdom, there are at least five Secretaries to the Treasury, officials officially acting as secretaries to the Treasury board. ... The Rt. ... George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland, 2nd Baron Auckland (1784 – January 1, 1849), served as a politician in the United Kingdom and as Governor-General of India. ... The First Lord of the Admiralty was a British government position in charge of the Admiralty. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Barings Bank, previously known as Baring Brothers & Co. ...

Political Offices
Preceded by:
Thomas Spring-Rice
Chancellor of the Exchequer
1839–1841
Succeeded by:
Henry Goulburn
Preceded by:
The Earl of Auckland
First Lord of the Admiralty
1849–1852
Succeeded by:
The Duke of Northumberland
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by:
New Creation
Baron Northbrook
1866
Succeeded by:
Thomas Baring
Chancellors of the Exchequer
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