Davidson, John

Born: 
1857
Died: 
1909
Forenames: 
John
Surname: 
Davidson
English poet. FH says he tried to give the penniless Davidson money but the poet was too proud to accept it; undeterred FH approached Asquith and convinced him to give Davidson a pension of one hundred pounds a year. Despite this small extra help, Davidson killed himself a year later.
Sources: 
LL