Degree Information: LLD (1827)
Countries of Association: Scotland; France; England
Further information from the University records:
Addison 1727-1897 reads: The Poet; Author of "The Pleasures of Hope", "The Battle of Hohenlinden" (which he witnessed), "Ye Mariners of England", "The Battle of the Baltic", etc. etc; Studied at Glasgow University; Lord Rector thereof, 1826-29; born in High Street, Glasgow, 27th July 1777; died at Boulogne, 15th June 1844; buried in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey, 3rd July 1844.