Charles Duke Yonge

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Charles Duke Yonge (/jʌŋ/; November 30, 1812 – November 30, 1891) was an English historian, classicist and cricketer. He wrote numerous works of modern history, and translated several classical works. His younger brother was Gerald Yonge.

Life[edit]

He was born in Eton, Buckinghamshire. He attended Oxford University, where he played first-class cricket in 1836.[1] Later he was the Regius Professor of Modern History at Queen's College, Belfast. He died in Belfast.

Works[edit]

Translations[edit]

Dictionaries[edit]

  • A phraseological English-Latin dictionary, for the use of Eton [and other schools] and King's College, London (1856)
  • An English-Greek lexicon

Editor[edit]

  • Letters of Horace Walpole, 2 vols.
  • Essays Of John Dryden
  • Three Centuries of English Literature
  • A gradus ad Parnassum: For the use of Eton, Westminster, Harrow, and Charterhouse schools, King's college, London, and Marlborough college (1850)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profile: Charles Yonge". cricketarchive. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 

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