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date: 19 October 2019

Cunningham, Alexanderlocked

(1654–1737)
  • Basil Morgan

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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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City of Westminster Archives Centre, London
Scottish Historical Review
Gentleman's Magazine
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