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Yorke, Philip, first earl of Hardwickelocked

(1690–1764)
  • Peter D. G. Thomas

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Yorke, Philip, first earl of Hardwicke (1690–1764), lord chancellor, was born at Dover, Kent, on 1 December 1690, the only surviving son of Philip Yorke (bap. 1651, d. 1721), an attorney of Dover, and his wife, Elizabeth (1658/9–1727), the daughter of Richard Gibbon...

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