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date: 13 July 2020

Barbon, Nicholaslocked

  • R. D. Sheldon


Barbon, Nicholas (1637/1640–1698/9), builder and economist, was the son of the London leather merchant and sectarian politician Praisegod Barbon (c. 1598–1679/80), after whom the short-lived parliament of 1653 was nicknamed Barebone's Parliament. He was educated at the universities of Leiden and Utrecht, where he studied medicine, graduating MD at ...

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