Monkswell, Robert Parrett, Lord (b. 1817), was educated at Cambridge and called to the bar in 1843. He became Solicitor-General in 1863, and later Attorney-General, a post which he again assumed in 1868. In 1871 he was appointed to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and in 1885 was raised to the peerage. He died in 1886.