Cyril Asquith, Baron Asquith of Bishopstone (5 February 1890 – 24 August 1954) was an English barrister, judge and law lord. Events 1576 - Henry of Navarre converts to Roman Catholicism in order to ensure his right to the throne of France. Year 1890 ( MDCCCXC) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar 's General Gaius Scribonius Curio is defeated in the Second Battle of the Bagradas River Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A barrister is a Lawyer found in many Common law Jurisdictions that employ a split profession (as opposed to a Fused profession) in relation A judge, or justice, is an Official who presides over a Court of law The House of Lords, in addition to having a legislative function has a judicial function as a Court of last resort within the United Kingdom.
Cyril Asquith was the fourth son of H. H. Asquith, later Prime Minister and subsequently Earl of Oxford and Asquith, from his first marriage, to Helen Kelsall Melland. Herbert Henry Asquith 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, KG, PC ( 12 September 1852 &ndash 15 February 1928) served This article is about the government position For other uses see Prime Minister (disambiguation. Herbert Henry Asquith 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, KG, PC ( 12 September 1852 &ndash 15 February 1928) served
He was educated at Winchester College and Balliol College, Oxford. Winchester College is a well-known boys' Independent school, and an example of an English Public school, in the city of Winchester in Hampshire Balliol College (ˈbeɪlɪəl founded in 1263 is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. During the First World War he served in the 16th Battalion, London Regiment, gaining the rank of Captain. The London Regiment is a Territorial Army Regiment in the British Army. Please see " Captain " for other versions of this rank Captain is a rank in the British armed forces that is used in the Army, Royal Navy
He was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1920. The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple is one of the four Inns of Court around the Royal Courts of Justice in London which may call members to He took silk in 1936 and was appointed Bencher in 1939. Queen's Counsel ( postnominal QC) &ndash known as King's Counsel ( KC) during the reign of a male sovereign  &ndash are A bencher or Master of the Bench is a senior member of an Inn of Court. He was a Justice of the King's Bench 1938-46 and as such was appointed Knight Bachelor. The Queen's Bench (or during the reign of a male monarch the King's Bench) is the superior court in a number of jurisdictions within some of the Commonwealth realms The rank of Knight Bachelor is a part of the British honours system. He was a Lord Justice of Appeal 1946-51 and as such was sworn of the Privy Council. A Lord Justice of Appeal is an ordinary judge of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, the court that hears appeals from the High Court of Justice, and represents A privy council is a body that advises the Head of state of a nation on how to exercise their executive authority, typically but not always in the context of a In 1951 he was made a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and received, as a law lord, automatically a life peerage as Baron Asquith of Bishopstone, in the County of Sussex. Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, or Law Lords, are appointed under the Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876 to the House of Lords of the The House of Lords, in addition to having a legislative function has a judicial function as a Court of last resort within the United Kingdom. In the United Kingdom, life peers are created members of the Peerage whose titles may not be inherited (those whose titles are inheritable are known as Hereditary Sussex is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex. He held office until his death in 1954.
He married Anne Stephanie Pollock (1896-1964), daughter of Sir Adrian Donald Wilde Pollock, of the Pollock Baronets, on 12 February 1918. Sir Frederick Pollock 1st Baronet PC ( 23 September 1783 &ndash 28 August 1870) was a British lawyer and Tory They had four children: Luke, Jane, Frances Rose, and Paul.
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