Reference Entry

Tyrwhitt, Thomas (1730-1786), literary editor and critic

Tanya Caldwell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Tyrwhitt, Thomas (1730-1786), literary editor and critic, was born in London on 27 March 1730, the eldest of four surviving children-all sons-of the Revd Dr Robert Tyrwhitt (1698-1742), rector of St James's, Westminster, and later archdeacon of London and canon of Windsor, and of Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Edmund Gibson, ...

Reference Entry.  1899 words. 

Subjects: biography ; history

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