|Birthname||Ker, William Paton|
|born on||30 August 1855 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )|
|Place||Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15|
|Timezone||GMT h0w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||06°19' 14°49 Asc. 22°28'|
Scottish writer and scholar noted for his width of humane sympathies. Most of his works were done on medieval life. Ker was a professor of English literature, history and poetry, holding many important university posts before becoming the professor of poetry at Oxford in 1920. His noted works include "Epic and Romance" 1897 and "The Dark Ages," 1904.
Ker died suddenly from heart failure while hill walking in the Alps at Macugnaga, 17th July 1923.
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1897 (Book released)
- Work : New Job 1920 (Professorship at Oxford)
Paul Wright collection, B.C.
- Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of literature)
- Vocation : Travel : Adventurer (Mountain climber)
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Essays, humane sympathies)
- Vocation : Writers : Poet