admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1816 entitled to practise as a barrister.
King's Counsel (K.C.) in 1829
Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Rye between 1831 and 1832
Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Ripon between 1835 and 1843
Attorney-General to HRH The Prince of Wales between 1841 and 1843
Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1843
Chancellor of the Duchy of Cornwall between 1843 and 1861
1st Baron Kingsdown, of Kingsdown, co. Kent [U.K.] on 28 August 1858