William Edmondstoune Aytoun

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William Edmondstoune Aytoun
William Aytoun Bust.jpg
Engravin bi J.C. Armytage frae the bust o Aytoun bi Scots Sculptor Patrick Parks
Born 21 Juin 1813(1813-06-21)
21 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh
Dee'd 4 August 1865(1865-08-04) (aged 52)
Blackhills, bi Lhanbryde, Moray
Restin place Dean Seemetry, Edinburgh
Thrift Writer tae the Signet (1835)
Advocate (1840)
Professor o Rhetoric an Belles Lettres, Edinburgh Varsity (1845-65)
Sheriff, Orkney & Shetland (1852-65)
Naitionality Scots
Ceetizenship Unitit Kinrick
Eddication Edinburgh Academy (1824-8)
Alma mater Edinburgh Varsity
Notable warks Lays of The Scottish Cavaliers (1848)
Spoose 1st Jane Emily Wilson (d. 1859)
2nt Fearnie Jemima Kinnear (m. 1863) (d. 1904)
Bairns No issue
Relatives Faither-in-law: Professor John Wilson
Brither-in-law: John Thomson Gordon

William Edmondstoune Aytoun FRSE (21 Juin 1813 – 4 August 1865) wis a Scots lawyer an poet.[1]

Warks[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Poland, Homer, and other poems (1832)
  • The life and times of Richard the First, surnamed Coeur-de-Leon, king of England (1840)
  • Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems (1852)
  • Bothwell. A Poem (1856)
  • Poems of William Edmondstoune Aytoun (1921)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. William Edmondstoune Aytoun (1813 - 1865) Biography.

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