Veitch, John, LLD (M)

b. 24 October 1829. d. 3 September 1894. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, philosopher, and historian. Born in Peebles. Father was a soldier. Married Eliza Hill Wilson on 17 June 1862. Studied theology at the University of Edinburgh. Professor of logic at St. Andrew’s University (1860-1864) and the University of Glasgow (1864-1894). Author of *Hillside Rhymes* (1872), *The Tweed, and Other Poems* (1875), *Merlin and Other Poems* (1889), as well as *The History and Poetry of the Scottish Border* (1893). Biographical information: *ODNB*; Reilly, *Late Victorian Poetry*, p. 486. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 5
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Cloudberry 1879 Good Words Poet 2796
The Cymric Town 1879 Good Words Poet 2780
October in the Scottish Lowlands 1879 Good Words Poet 2771
Andrew Hislop, The Martyr 1880 Good Words Poet 3616
My Own Familiar Hills 1882 Good Words Poet 3951