1911 – Born on the 19th of August. He was the third son of Hugh, 1st Viscount Falmouth.
1739 – He entered the navy, and distinguished himself at the taking of Porto Bello.
1742 – He married, and entered parliament as member for Truro.
1744 – Captured the French frigate "Médée", commanded by M. de Hocquart, the first ship taken in the war.
1747 – Signalized himself in the engagement off Cape Finisterre, and was wounded in the shoulder with a musket-ball.
– On the 15th of July he was made rear admiral and commander-in-chief of the expedition to the East Indies.
1748 – On the 29th of July he arrived off Fort St. David’s.
1750 – In April he arrived in England.
1751 – He made one of the lords of the Admiralty.
1755 – In February, he was appointed vice-admiral.
1758 – Appointed admiral of the blue and commander-in-chief of the expedition to Cape Breton.
1759 – Appointed to command in the Mediterranean
1760 – In December he was appointed general of the marines, with a salary of £3000 per annum.
1761 – He died at his seat near Guildford on the 10th of January.