The Story Behind The First Boycott …

Charles Cunningham Boycott, from Norfolk, England, is the source of his name becoming a part of the English language. He was born on March 12, 1832. In County Mayo, Ireland, the Tenants’ “Land League” in 1880 asked  for Boycott, an estate agent, to reduce their rents because of a poor harvest and the resulting dire economic conditions. Boycott then responded by […]