1876 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Mounsey Cunningham

Robert Carruthers, in Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature, 3rd ed. (1876; 1879) 6:34.



Thomas Cunningham was the senior of his brother Allan by some years, and was a copious author in prose and verse, though with an undistinguished name, long before the author of the Lives of the British Painters was known. He died in 1834, aged sixty-eight.