The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Banfield, Thomas Charles (1800–?1882)

  • R. D. Collison Black
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Banfield resided for some years in Germany and was tutor to the sons of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. After his return to England he lectured on political economy at Cambridge from 1844 until 1855, but in 1846, through the patronage of Sir Robert Peel, he became Secretary to the Privy Council.

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  • R. D. Collison Black
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