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

John Knox Laughton and Jonathan Spain

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 Thomas Howard, sixth Baron Howard of ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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