Brown, Peter Hume (1850-1918)
Brown, Peter Hume, LL.D. (1850-1918), Scottish Historiographer Royal (from 1908), was born in Haddingtonshire, and studied at Edinburgh. Author of Lives of Buchanan (1890), John Knox (2 vols. 1895), Goethe (1920), a History of Scotland (3 vols. 1898-1909), &c., in 1898 he became editor of the Privy Council Register of Scotland ; in 1901 professor of ancient Scottish history, Edinburgh.
1. Chamber's Biographical Dictionary, Philadelphia, 1926, page 139.
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