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Yonge, Sir George, fifth baronet (1732–1812), politician and colonial governor

J. K. Laughton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30223

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Yonge, Sir George, fifth baronet (1732–1812), politician and colonial governor, was the only surviving son of Sir William Yonge, fourth baronet (c. 1693–1755), of Colyton, Devon, secretary at war from 1735 to 1746, and his second wife, Anne Howard, the daughter and coheir of ...

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Subjects: UK Politics ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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