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Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook (1796-1866), Whig politician,Chancellor of the Exchequer and MP for Portsmouth
Sitter in 7 portraits
Northbrook is seated on the Whig benches close to the Speaker. An MP from 1826, he served as Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1839-41, under Melbourne, and first Lord of the Admiralty, 1849-52, under Lord John Russell.