Peter Cunningham (British writer)
Peter Nicolas Cunningham
1 April 1816
|Died||18 May 1869 (aged 53)|
Peter Nicolas Cunningham FSA (1816–1869) was a British writer born in London, son of the Scottish author Allan Cunningham and his wife Jean (née Walker, 1791–1866). Cunningham published several topographical and biographical studies, of which the most important are his Handbook of London (1849) and The Life of Drummond of Hawthornden (1833). He edited Extracts from the Accounts of the Revels at Court in the Reigns of Elizabeth and James I (1842) and Horace Walpole's Letters (1857).
- Cotton, J. S. & James Lunt (reviser) (2004). "Cunningham, Sir Alexander (1814–1893)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/6916.
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica. 7 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 633. .
- Zenobia Martin was the daughter of the artist John Martin. Zenobia's brother was Jonathan Martin who set fire to York Minster in 1829, and she was sister of Jessie Martin (1825–1859) who married the Egyptologist Joseph Bonomi.
- Works by Peter Cunningham at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Peter Cunningham at Internet Archive
- Works by Peter Cunningham at LibriVox (public domain audiobooks)
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