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Hankey, Thomson (1805–1893), politician and political economist, born at Dalston, Middlesex, on 5 June 1805, was the eldest son of the eight children of Thomson Hankey (bap. 1773, d. 1857) and his wife, Martha, daughter of Benjamin Harrison. He was descended from ...


James Maitland, eighth earl of Lauderdale (1759–1839) by Thomas Phillips, 1806 Scottish National Portrait Gallery


Maitland, James, eighth earl of Lauderdale (1759–1839), politician and political economist, was born on 26 January 1759 at Hatton House, Ratho, Edinburghshire. He was the eldest surviving son of the six sons and six daughters of James Maitland, seventh earl of Lauderdale (1718–1789)...


Rogers, James Edwin Thorold (1823–1890), political economist and politician, was born in June or July 1823 at West Meon, Hampshire, the eleventh son of George Vining Rogers, a surgeon, and his wife, Mary Anne Blyth. Joseph Rogers, the poor-law medical officer, was his elder brother. He was educated at ...