Philip Yorke

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Philip Yorke, Earl of Hardwicke, was an well-known English lawyer and politician. He served on behalf of Seaford in Parliament from 1722 until 1733. He also served as Solicitor General for England and Wales (1720–1724), Attorney General for England and Wales (1724–1733), Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench (1733–1737) and Lord Chancellor (1737–1756). He held the title of chancellor for the College of William and Mary for a short time before his death in March of 1764.

Preceded by College of William and Mary Chancellor Succeeded by
Charles Wyndham

1762-1763

Philip Yorke

1764

Richard Terrick

1764-1776

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