Philip Yorke, first Earl of Hardwicke

Standard Name: Hardwicke, Philip Yorke,,, first Earl of
Used Form: Lord Hardwicke


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Friends, Associates Jane Squire
It is probable that JS was never taken seriously by the public men whom she badgered about her ideas: Admiral Lord Torrington , Sir Thomas Hanmer , Lord Berkeley , Sir John Jennings , Sir Charles Wager
Intertextuality and Influence Hester Mulso Chapone
Her brother John told Gilbert White that eminent men like the Bishop of London and the Speaker of the House of Commons, having been shown this debate, judged Richardson to have been hard pressed by...
Intertextuality and Influence Teresia Constantia Phillips
Critic Lynda M. Thompson argues that TCP and Laetitia Pilkington (her close predecessor in publication, regularly linked with her in contemporary gossip) were doing something quite new in revealing their transgressive sex lives and blaming...
Other Life Event Teresia Constantia Phillips
Dr Henchman argued that the other side's multiplication of the main issue into innumerable subsidiary points, each requiring many witnesses, ensured the case such longevity that the youngest man here will never live to see...
politics John Oliver Hobbes
JOH attended a dinner of the Hardwicke Society in London, and participated in a debate on the issue of women as jury members.
The society was named after the famous jurist responsible for Lord Hardwicke
Reception Teresia Constantia Phillips
An outcry greeted the publication, and pamphlets of attack and defence followed. The Gentleman's Magazine printed two anonymous epistles addresssed to TCP in August. After the second volume appeared, Henry Muilman made an attempt to...
Textual Features A. Woodfin
The title-page quotes Matthew Prior . AW claims to have written her whimsical dedication to Pythagoras (at the insistence of Lowndes that she should dedicate to somebody) after a dream about the transmigration of souls...
Violence Teresia Constantia Phillips
The situation became farcical when he turned up at her lodgings in the small hours with henchmen, threatening to break first her front door and then her bones. She routed them by firing a pistol...


Philip Yorke, later Lord Hardwicke (Solicitor General), and Charles Talbot (Attorney General) endorsed the legality of slavery.
Lord Hardwicke , now Lord Chancellor, confirmed his ruling of 1729 that, contrary to popular belief, a slave did not become free on reaching England.
After 25 March 1754
Following Lord Hardwicke 's Marriage Act, solemnization of marriages ceased at the Fleet Chapel in London (chapel of the Fleet Prison).
25 March 1754
Lord Hardwicke 's Act (the Marriage Act) came into effect in England, Wales, and Ireland; it aimed to prevent clandestine marriages by requiring either a special licence or the calling of banns...
By November 1754
John Shebbeare anonymously published The Marriage-act. A Novel, in which a whole range of marital and broader calamities are laid at the door of Hardwicke 's recent Marriage Act.
18 March 1755
There was published at London an anthology entitled The Matrimonial Preceptor: A Collection of Examples and Precepts Relating to the Married State.