05/19/1785 - 04/02/1854
Magdalen College, Oxford; University of Glasgow
Writer and scholar; contributed to Blackwood's Magazine under the name Christopher North; professor of moral philosophy at Edinburgh University; wrote The isle of palms and other poems (1812), Lights and shadows of Scottish life (1822), The Foresters (1825), and other works. See Boase III: 1415-6, ODNB.
(Also in the Wellesley Index.)