skip to content
home / edition / people/ James Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll

James Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll

(b. April 26, 1726, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland – d. July 3, 1778, Callendar House, Falkirk, Stirlingshire )

Gender: M

James Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll (1726-1778), was an early patron of James Beattie (1735-1803), who dedicated his first publication, Original Poems and Translations (1760) to him, and named his son James Hay Beattie (1768-1790), in his honour.

Also known as:

  • 15th Earl of Erroll
  • James Hay


Mentioned in 1 letters



Please note that all dates and location information are provisional, initially taken from the library and archive catalogues. As our section editors continue to work through the material we will update our database and the changes will be reflected across the edition.