Robert Rolfe, 1st Baron Cranworth

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  1. "Maryland State Archives, Reference, MSA SC 4885-1-27"
  2. "East Anglian Worthies", by John Lucius Smith-Dampier, published by B. Blackwell, 1949, p .165.
  3. 1 2 3 4 Wikisource-logo.svg One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain : Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Cranworth, Robert Monsey Rolfe, Baron". Encyclopædia Britannica . Vol. 7 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 379.
  4. Henry Rumsey Forster (1852). The Pocket Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland. D. Bogue. p. 103.
  5. "Rolfe, Robert Monsey (RLF808RM)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  6. "Lord Cranworth, the last Liberal. Lord Chancellor, died after only » 1 Aug 1868 » The Spectator Archive". The Spectator Archive.
  7. Burke's Peerage. 1868.


  1. Monsey was chief medical adviser to the whigs and a friend of Daniel Dulany the Younger. [1]
The Lord Cranworth
Lord Cranworth wearing the parliamentary robes of a baron
Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
In office
28 December 1852 21 February 1858
Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for Penryn and Falmouth
With: Lord Tullamore 1832–1835
James William Freshfield 1835–1840
Succeeded by
Legal offices
Preceded by Solicitor General
Succeeded by
Preceded by Solicitor General
Succeeded by
Preceded by Vice-Chancellor
1850 – 1851
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
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Preceded by Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
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Peerage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baron Cranworth