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Yorke, Charles Philip, fourth earl of Hardwicke (1799–1873), naval officer and politician

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/30240

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Yorke, Charles Philip, fourth earl of Hardwicke (1799–1873), naval officer and politician, eldest son of Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke (1768–1831), naval officer, and his first wife, Elizabeth Weake (d. 1812), daughter of James Rattray, was born at Sydney Lodge, Hamble, Hampshire, on 2 April 1799. After three years at ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; UK Politics

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