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
Born21 Juin 1813(1813-06-21)
21 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh
Dee'd4 August 1865(1865-08-04) (aged 52)
Blackhills, bi Lhanbryde, Moray
Restin placeDean Seemetry, Edinburgh
ThriftWriter tae the Signet (1835)
Advocate (1840)
Professor o Rhetoric an Belles Lettres, Edinburgh Varsity (1845-65)
Sheriff, Orkney & Shetland (1852-65)
NaitionalityScots
CeetizenshipUnitit Kinrick
EddicationEdinburgh Academy (1824-8)
Alma materEdinburgh Varsity
Notable warksLays of The Scottish Cavaliers (1848)
Spoose1st Jane Emily Wilson (d. 1859)
2nt Fearnie Jemima Kinnear (m. 1863) (d. 1904)
BairnsNo issue
RelativesFaither-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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