In 1864 he abandoned diplomacy for politics, and in 1865 was elected Liberal member for Windsor, but was unseated on petition.
It happened so fast that in spite of his warning, she was nearly unseated.
His sudden leap to the side unseated her, sending her out of the saddle and rolling off the trail.
The rest of his life calls for little notice except that at the time of the July Revolution of 1830, which unseated the elder branch of the Bourbons, he urged Louis Philippe, duke of Orleans, to take the throne offered to him by popular acclaim.
In 1876 he was again returned for Orthez, but was unseated, and then beaten.