Palgrave, Sir Robert Harry Inglis

Palgrave, Sir Robert Harry Inglis,

1827–1919, English banker and economist; son of Sir Francis PalgravePalgrave, Sir Francis
, 1788–1861, English historian. His antiquarian interests led him to edit with scrupulous accuracy and to publish a number of historical records, such as the Rotuli Curiae Regis
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. He edited (1877–83) the Economist, wrote several books on economics, and served (1885) on the government commission on the depression of trade and industry, but he is best known as editor of The Dictionary of Political Economy (3 vol., 1894–99; appendix, 1908; rev. ed. by H. Higgs, 1923–26).