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Cantillon, Richardlocked

(c. 1680–1734)
  • Antoin E. Murphy

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Cantillon, Richard (c. 1680–1734), banker and economist, was born in Ballyheigue, co. Kerry, in Ireland, the son of Richard Cantillon and his wife, Bridget. His family, of Norman origin, were dispossessed of their lands by the Williamite confiscations and he was forced to emigrate to continental ...

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