Beattie, James (1735-1803) (M)

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

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