Men-at-the-Bar/Walpole, Spencer Horatio

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Men-at-the-Bar by Joseph Foster
Walpole, Spencer Horatio

Walpole, Rt. Hon. Spencer Horatio, P.C., Q.C., F.R.S., F.R.G.S., LL.D. (hon. 1860), chairman of Council of Legal Education since 1874, trustee of British Museum, secretary of state for home department March to Dec., 1852, March, 1858, to Feb., 1859, and July, 1866, to May, 1867, member of the Cabinet without office May, 1867, to Feb., 1868, church estates commissioner 1856–8 and 1862–6, M.P. Midhurst 1846–56, Cambridge Univ. 1856–82, M.A., Trin. Coll., Camb., 1831, B.A. (English declamation prizeman and essayist) 1828, from Eton, a student of Lincoln's Inn 23 June, 1827 (then aged 20), called to the bar 10 June, 1831, Q.C. 2 July, 1846, bencher 2 Nov., 1846, treasurer 1870 (2nd son of Thomas Walpole, Esq., of Stagbury, Surrey); born 11 Sept., 1806; married 6 Oct., 1835, Isabella, 4th dau. of late Rt. Hon. Spencer Perceval, first lord of the treasury (see Foster's Peerage, E. Orford).

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