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date: 21 August 2019

Yorke, Charles Philip [nicknamed Champagne Charlie], fifth earl of Hardwickelocked

(1836–1897)
  • F. M. L. Thompson

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Yorke, Charles Philip [nicknamed Champagne Charlie], fifth earl of Hardwicke (1836–1897), landowner and bankrupt dandy, was born on 23 April 1836 at Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire, the eldest son of the five sons and three daughters of Charles Philip Yorke, fourth earl of Hardwicke...

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