John Barbour

(c. 1320—1395) ecclesiastic and verse historian

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(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 position he played a ...

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