He was educated at Utrecht inat Rotterdam from to and a Utrecht loking from to His first parliamentary attempt was in a by-election in at Penryn when he was unsuccessful.
He was groom of bedchamber to Duke of Bcuk from to From his close attendance on the Duke he contracted the illness from which the Duke died, and took several months to recover. At the second general election ofhe and his father contested St Mawesbut were unable to overcome the established interest. From to he was a Commissioner of the privy seal.
In Mayhe was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. He became a Commissioner for excise inin compensation for his father's dismissal as loojing of the Exchequer. Later life[ edit ] Vernon disentangled himself from politics and chose to serve the Tory administration as an official.
When King George I came to the throne in and the Whigs were in power his Pooking background served him and he not only kept his post but was also appointed a Clerk of the Privy Council inwhich he held for the vernkn of his life. In he succeeded his father, but his wife died in He was a sponsor of the foundation of Georgia and a trustee for Bray's charity.
Later he built workhouses for several Suffolk parishes. He died without issue on 15 or 17 Apriland was buried at Great Thurlow.