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Leone Levi (1821–1888) by Elliott & Fry, 1873 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Levi, Leone (1821–1888), jurist, political economist, and statistician, was born on 6 June 1821 in Ancona, later part of the kingdom of Italy. He came from a middle-class Jewish family. His father, Isaac, and his elder brother were both merchants. Leone received a practical, commercial education and began working for his brother at the age of fifteen. He travelled to ...


Manley, Thomas (c. 1628–1676), legal and political writer, was the son of Thomas Manley (d. 1656) of Westminster, clerk of the kitchen in the household of Charles I, and his wife, Cassandra Button (d. 1633), daughter of Henry Lyde, and can probably be identified with the author of certain juvenilia published about 1650, in which case he was born about 1628. He may have been the ...