Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Philip Yorke” in chapter 30, page 284 of Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2:

... he became Solicitor-General; in 1724, Attorney-General; in 1733, Chief Justice of the King's Bench, as successor to Lord Raymond; in 1737, Chancellor, with the title of Baron Hardwicke (his name was Philip Yorke ); in 1754 he was created Earl of Hardwicke. He resigned his high office in 1756, and died in 1764. His influence in the House of Lords is said to have been greater than that of any other person i...
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