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date: 25 February 2021

Boase, Henrylocked

  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by Robert Brown


Boase, Henry (1763–1827), banker and writer on finance, was born at Madron, Cornwall, on 3 June 1763, the fourth son of Arthur Boase (d. 1780) and Jane, daughter of Henry Lugg. He was educated privately in classical languages and French, and in 1779 became a clerk in the office of a relative, ...

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G. C. Boase & W. P. Courtney, , 3 vols. (1874–82)