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Commemorative Plaques Record Details

John Barbour (1316 - 1395)

Picture of the Palque

Location : 53 Castle Street, Former Bank of Scotland Building

Area : Central Aberdeen

Plaque Type : Yellow

About John Barbour : Poet and Author. In 1357 he became the Archdeacon of St Machar's Cathedral, Aberdeen, and travelled frequently to Oxford to study. He was the author of the metrical The Brus, a life of Robert the Bruce and the now lost A Chronicle of Scottish History.