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Arden, Richard Pepper.
Adm. pens. (age 17) at TRINITY, Nov. 2, 1761.
S. and h. of John, of Pepper Hall, South Cawton, Yorks.
B. May 20, 1744, at Bredbury, Cheshire.
School, Manchester (Mr Purnell). Matric. Michs. 1761; Scholar, 1762; B.A. (12th Wrangler) 1766; M.A. 1769.
Fellow, 1767.
Adm. at the Middle Temple, June 7, 1762.
Called to the Bar, 1769.
K.C. 1780.
Solicitor-General, 1782-3 and 1783-4. Attorney-General and Chief Justice of Chester, 1784-8. M.P. for Newtown, Isle of Wight, 1783-4; for Aldborough, 1784-90; for Hastings, 1790-4; for Bath, 1794-1801.
Master of the Rolls, 1788-1801.
Knighted, June 18, 1788.
P.C. 1788.
Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas, 1801.
Created Baron Alvanley of Alvanley, Cheshire, May 22, 1801.
Married Anne Dorothea, dau. of Richard Wilbraham (Wilbraham-Bootle) Sept. 9, 1784.
A learned lawyer and distinguished as an Equity Judge; owed much to his friendship with Pitt.
Author of some poetical trifles.
Died Mar. 19, 1804, aged 59.
Buried in the Rolls Chapel.
Brother of John (1761). etc., (G.E.C., ed. Gibbs; D.N.B.)
Richard Pepper ARDEN
Approx. lifespan: 1744–1804
Tripos: Trinity College Math. 1766star
Adm pens. aged 17 Trinity College 1761:11:02
s. and h. of John ARDEN of Pepper Hall, [Pepper, South Cawton], Yorkshire
b. Bredbury, Cheshire 1744:05:20
Sch: Manchester( Mr – PURNELL )
Matric 1761:10MT:
Scholar 1762
BA 12 th Wrangler 1766
MA 1769
Fellow 1767
Adm. at: Middle Temple 1762:06:07
Called to the Bar: 1769
K.C.: 1780
Solicitor-General: 1782-83, and 1783-84
Attorney-General and Chief Justice: Chester, [ Cheshire ] 1784-88
M.P.: Newtown, Isle of Wight 1783-84
M.P.: Aldborough, [ Norfolk ] 1784-90
M.P.: Hastings, [ Sussex ] 1790-94
M.P.: Bath, [ Somerset ] 1794-1801
Master of Rolls: 1788-1801
Knighted 1788:06:18
P.C. 1788
Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas: 1801
Created Baron Alvanley of Alvanley 1801:05:22
A learned lawyer and distinguished as an Equity Judge: owed much to his friendship with William> PITT .Publ.: some poetical trifles.
d. aged 59 1804:03:19
bur. Rolls Chapel [ London ]
brother of John ARDEN (1761) > etc., ( G.E.C ., ed. Gibbs; D.N.B .)