John Barbour


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Barbour, John

(bär`bər), c.1316?–1395, Scottish poet. He was archdeacon of Aberdeen from 1355 until his death. His romance, The Bruce (1375), celebrating Scotland's emancipation from England, recounts the heroic deeds of Robert I and Sir James Douglas. The poem was meant to be read as history and shows remarkable accuracy. Barbour's authorship of a fragmentary Troy-Book and the Buik of Alexander is disputed.
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When it was reburied, it was topped off by a memorial stone inscribed with the words, "A noble heart may have nane ease gif freedom failye", written by John Barbour (1320-1395) in his poem Freedom.
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Writers commemorated here range from John Barbour (1320-1395) to Sorley MacLean (1911-1966) and represent Scotland's main literary languages - Scots, Latin, Gaelic and English.