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COTTESLOE— COTTON.

chaplain. Betuming home in 1847 he was appointed Vice-Principal of the newiy-established Brighton College, and succeeded to the principalship on the resignation of Dr. Maclean in 1851. In 1856 he was consecrated Bishop of Gra- hamstown, on the death of the first incumbent of that see> Bishop Arm- strong. He resigncid the see on being elected Coadjutor Bishop of Edinburgh, April 2d, 1871, and on the dec^tse of Dr. Charles Terrot in 1872, he succeeded to the see of Edinburgh. Dr. Cotterill is the author of " The Seven Ages of the Church, and of a treatise entitled Does Science aid Faith in regard to Creation?" 1883, forming Vol. I. of the "Theological Library." He married, in 1836, a daughter of Mr. John Pamther, of BeUevue, Jamaica.

COTTESLOE (Lobd),Thb Right Hon. Thomas Francis Fbkmantle, is the eldest son of the late Vice- Admiral Sir Thomas Francis Pre- mantle, Bart., G.C.B., of Swan- bourne, Bucks, by Elizabeth, daughter and co-heiress of the late Mr. Bichard Wynne, of Falking- ham, Lincolnshire. He was born in London, in 1798, and educated at Eton and at Oriel College, Oxford, where he took his degree with high honours in the year 1819. He en- tered Parliament at the General Election of 1826 as member for Buckingham, which he repre- sented in the Conservatiye interest down to 1846, when he was appointed Deputy-Chairman of the Board of Customs. He was subsequently promoted to the chairmanship of this department, a post which he held down to the end of the year 1873. He was one of the Secre- taries of the Treasury under Sir Robert Peel's first short-lived Ministry in 1834-5, and again under his old chief in 1841-4, and Secretary for War in 1844-5. He also held the post of Chief Secre- tary for Irelsmd during the last year of Sir Robert Peel s adminis-

tration. He was raised to the peerage by the title of Baron Cottesloe in Feb. 1874. Lord Cottesloe (who is also a Baron of the Austrian Empire) married in 1824 Louisa Elisabeth, eldest daughter of the late Sir George Nugent, by whom he has a f amuy of five sons and six daughters. His eldest son, the Hon. Thomas F. Fremantle, who was born in 1830, is married to a sister of the Earl of Eldon.

COTTON, General Sib Abthub Thomas, K.C.S.I., son of the late H. C. Cotton, Esq., and a cousin of the late Lord Combermere, born at Woodcot House, Oxfordshire, in 1803, was educated at Addiscombe. He entered the Madras army in 1819, became Colonel of Engineers in 1854, and served in the Burmese war. In 1861 he received the honour of knighthood for his ac- tivity in developing the cotton- gprowing capabilities of India, and was entertained at a public dinner before returning to the East. He was nominated a Knight Comman- der of the Star of India on the re- organization of that Order in 1866. In the following year he was nomi- nated a Lieut.-General in the army, and placed on the fixed establish- ment of general officers. He at- tained the rank of General in 1876, and was placed on the retired list in the following year.

COTTON, The Right Hon. Sir Henbt, Lord Justice of Appeal, is the younger son of the late Wil- liam Cotton, Esq., of Walwood House, near Leytonstone, Essex (formerly High Sheriff of that county and at one time Governor of the Bank of England), by his mar- riage with Sarah, only daughter of the late Thomas Lane, Esq. He was bom at Leytonstone, May 20, 1821, and educated at Eton, where he was Newcastle scholar in 1838, and at Christ Church, Oxford, of which he was student, and where he took his bachelor's degree in Michaelmas Term, 1842^ obtaining a Second