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

John Knox Laughton and Andrew D. Lambert

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30240
Yorke, Charles Philip, fourth earl of Hardwicke (1799-1873), naval officer and politician

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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 Harrow ...

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