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Philip Yorke – the local lad who became Lord Chancellor

On the corner of York Street and Snargate Street is a Dover Society plaque that states, ‘On this site was born Philip Yorke 1690-1764, Later Lord Hardwicke who instituted calling of the Banns before weddings (Marriage Act 1753).’ York Street, … Continue reading

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