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date: 21 October 2019

King, Charleslocked

(fl. 1713–1721)
  • R. D. Sheldon

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King, Charles (fl. 1713–1721), merchant and writer on economics, was a significant contributor to the British Merchant, a periodical which appeared twice weekly during the hotly debated negotiations towards a commercial treaty with France following the close of the War of the Spanish Succession in summer 1713. The details of his background, family life, and later career are unknown, and nor is it known if he married or had children....

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Scottish Historical Review
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)