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John Barbour

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — British History.

(d. 1395).

Medieval Scottish poet, author of The Bruce. Barbour was probably born in south-west Scotland (c.1325), and became archdeacon of Aberdeen diocese (1357). In this...

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Barbour, John (1849–1918), clothing manufacturer

Katrina Honeyman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 609 words.

Barbour, John (1849–1918), clothing manufacturer, was born on 9 March 1849 at Bogue Farm, Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire, formerly part of the Lochinvar estate, one of twin sons of James Barbour...

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Barbour, Rt Hon. Sir John Milne

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 296 words.

of Hilden, Co. Antrim, 1st Bt cr 1943

Born The Fort, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, 1868; 2nd s of late John D. Barbour, JP, DL, of Conway, Dunmurry, Co. Antrim, and Elizabeth...

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John Barbour

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — British History.

(d. 1395).

Medieval Scottish poet, author of The Bruce. Barbour was probably born in south-west Scotland (c.1325), and became archdeacon of Aberdeen diocese (1357). In this...

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James, John Alexander Barbour- (1867–1954), colonial official and author

Jeffrey Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 696 words.

James, John Alexander Barbour- (1867–1954), colonial official and author, was born in the Berbice-Courantyne region of British Guiana on 5 June 1867, a son of Bethune James, farmer, and...

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Barbour, John (c. 1330–1395), ecclesiastic and verse historian

A. A. M. Duncan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; History. 1499 words.

Barbour, John (c. 1330–1395), ecclesiastic and verse historian, was author of the Old or Middle Scots poem The Bruce. His birth is usually placed about 1325, as much to give him a toehold...

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John Barbour-James

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

(1867–1954). Civil servant and author born in British Guiana (now Guyana). He became postmaster at Victoria-Belfield in the 1890s, where he organized a black self-help group with social and...

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Barbour-James, John Alexander

in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 769 words.

colonial civil servant and author, was born in the Berbice-Courantyne region of British Guiana on 5 June 1867, the son

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Barbour‐James, John

Jeffrey Green.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 277 words.

Civil servant and author born in British Guiana (now Guyana). He became postmaster at Victoria‐Belfield in the 1890s, where he

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Barbour‐James, John

Jeffrey Green.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 277 words.

Civil servant and author born in British Guiana (now Guyana). He became postmaster at Victoria‐Belfield in the 1890s, where he organized a black self‐help group with social and...

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Barbour, John (d. 1395)

Roland Tanner.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 151 words.

(d. 1395).

Medieval Scottish poet, author of The Bruce. Barbour was probably born in south-west Scotland (

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Barbour, John (d. 1395)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 152 words.

Medieval Scottish poet, author of The Bruce. Barbour was probably born in south-west Scotland (c.1325), and

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Barbour, John (1330–1395)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 204 words.

archdeacon of Aberdeen in 1356 and later one of the auditors of the Exchequer on several occasions. He probably studied at Oxford and Paris. The only poem ascribed to him with certainty is...

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Barbour, John (circa 1320–1395)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 15 words.

The Bruce (1571) Poetry

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Barbour, John (circa 1320–1395)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 17 words.

The Bruce (1571) Poetry

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John Barbour (c.1320–95)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 68 words.

Storys to rede ar delitabill,Suppos that thai be nocht bot fabill.

The Bruce (1375) bk. 1, l. 1

stories

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John Barbour (c.1320–95)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 68 words.

Storys to rede ar delitabill,Suppos that thai be nocht bot fabill.

The Bruce (1375) bk. 1, l. 1

stories

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John Barbour (c.1320–95)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 68 words.

Storys to rede ar delitabill,Suppos that thai be nocht bot fabill.

The Bruce (1375) bk. 1, l. 1

stories

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John Barbour (c.1320–95)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

A! fredome is a noble thing!Fredome mayse man to haiff liking.

The Bruce (1375) bk. 1, l. 225

freedom

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John Barbour (c.1320–95)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

A! fredome is a noble thing!Fredome mayse man to haiff liking.

The Bruce (1375) bk. 1, l. 225

freedom

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