A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Bell, Henry Glassford
Bell, Henry Glassford (1805-1874). -- Poet and historian, was a member of the Scottish Bar, and became Sheriff of Lanarkshire. He wrote a Life of Mary Queen of Scots (1830), strongly in her defence, and two vols. of poetry, Summer and Winter Hours (1831), and My Old Portfolio, the latter also containing pieces in prose.