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Yorke, Sir Joseph Sydneylocked

(1768–1831)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert

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Yorke, Sir Joseph Sydney (1768–1831), naval officer, the second son of Charles Yorke (1722–1770) and his second wife, Agneta, née Johnson (1740–1820), and younger brother of Charles Philip Yorke (1764–1834), was born in London on 6 June 1768. He was educated at Harrow School...

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