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date: 28 February 2020

Cunningham, Alexanderlocked

  • Basil Morgan


Cunningham, Alexander (1654–1737), historian and diplomat, has often been confused with the critic and jurist of the same name (c.1650–1730), especially as they in some ways had parallel lives, and knew the same people. His parentage is uncertain: Alexander was a favourite Christian name among several branches of the house of ...

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