Cyril Asquith, Baron Asquith of Bishopstone
1890 – 1954
Who was Cyril Asquith, Baron Asquith of Bishopstone?
He was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1920. In 1936 he was elected to serve on the Liberal Party Council. He took silk in 1936 and was appointed Bencher in 1939. He was a Justice of the King's Bench 1938-46 and as such was appointed Knight Bachelor. He was a Lord Justice of Appeal 1946-51 and as such was sworn of the Privy Council. 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. He held office until his death in 1954.
⁕Hon. Luke Asquith, married and had:Anne Asquith, married on 2 September 1989 to The Hon. Roderick Alexander "Rory" Cavendish, educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, and at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
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