Hector Boece

(c. 1465—1536) historian and college head

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published a Latin history of Scotland to the accession of James III (1526), which included many fabulous narratives, among others that of Macbeth and Duncan, which passed into Holinshed's chronicles and thence to Shakespeare's MacBeth.

Subjects: British History.

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