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Yorke, Philip, second earl of Hardwickelocked

(1720–1790)
  • Stephanie L. Barczewski

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Yorke, Philip, second earl of Hardwicke (1720–1790), politician and writer, eldest son of Philip Yorke, first earl of Hardwicke (1690–1764), and his wife, Margaret Lygon (c.1695–1761), daughter of Charles Cocks, MP for Worcester, was born on 9 December 1720. His siblings included ...

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