Beattie, James (1735-1803) (M)

Surname: Beattie
Forename(s): James
b. 25 October 1735. d. 18 August 1803. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet and philosopher. Son of a tenant farmer. Educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen (later part of the University of Aberdeen). Schoolmaster at Fordoun, Beattie. Appointed Professor of Moral Philosophy at Marischal College in 1760. Author of The Judgement of Paris (1761), The Minstrel (1771, 1774), Poems on Several Occasions (1780). Biographical information: ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Hermit 1876-06-10 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7215