Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke

Died aged 73

Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, PC (1 December 1690 – 6 March 1764) was an English lawyer and politician who served as Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain. He was a close confidant of the Duke of Newcastle, Prime Minister between 1754 and 1756 and 1757 until 1762.

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On this site was born Philip Yorke 1690-1764 later Lord Chancellor Baron Hardwicke who instituted Calling of Banns before weddings (Marriage Act 1753)

Maritime House, Snargate Street, Dover, United Kingdom where they was