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.


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.




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


  • 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)


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

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