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Charles Duke Yonge (30 November 1812 - 30 November 1891) was an English historian, classicist and cricketer. He wrote numerous works of modern history, and translated several classical works. His younger brother was George Edward Yonge. He was educated at Eton College. At age eighteen, he became a foundation scholar at King's College Cambridge between 1831 and 1833. On 17 May 1834, he attended St. Mary's Hall, Oxford, a dependency of and later incorporated into Oriel College. He graduated with a first-class honours BA. in Classics in December 1834. In 1874, he acquired his MA. from Keble…mehr

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Charles Duke Yonge (30 November 1812 - 30 November 1891) was an English historian, classicist and cricketer. He wrote numerous works of modern history, and translated several classical works. His younger brother was George Edward Yonge. He was educated at Eton College. At age eighteen, he became a foundation scholar at King's College Cambridge between 1831 and 1833. On 17 May 1834, he attended St. Mary's Hall, Oxford, a dependency of and later incorporated into Oriel College. He graduated with a first-class honours BA. in Classics in December 1834. In 1874, he acquired his MA. from Keble College. As a cricket player, during the 1836 season for Oxford University, he scored a total of 85 runs in three matches and caught one player out.
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Charles Duke Yonge wrote various works of modern history and translated a number of classics. George Edward Yonge was his younger brother. On November 30, 1812, Charles Duke Yonge was born in Eton, Berkshire. On December 25, 1812, he was christened. On the 4th of December 1811, his parents married. On his father's side, his grandparents were Duke Yonge and Catherine Crawley, and on his mother's side, Joseph Lord and Corbetta Owen of Pembroke South Wales. He attended Eton College for his education. Between 1831 and 1833, he was a foundation scholar at King's College, Cambridge, at the age of eighteen. On May 17, 1834, he enrolled in St. Mary's Hall in Oxford, which was a dependency of and ultimately incorporated into Oriel College. In December 1834, he received a first-class honours B.A. in Classics. He received his M.A. from Keble College in 1874.