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Barbour (Barber, Barbere, or Barbar), John

Barbour (Barber, Barbere, Or Barbar), John

a Scottish clergyman, poet, and historian, was born in the period from 1316 to 1330, the place as well as the date being-involved in obscurity. He became archdeacon of Aberdeen. and died in 1396. His only extant production is entitled The Bruce, and is a chronicle in Scotch verse of the warlike deeds of Robert I (1306-29) in his efforts for the independence of hie country. It was published by Pinkerton with notes and a glossary (Lond. 1790, 3 vols. 12mo). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.; Hoefer. Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Barbour (Barber, Barbere, or Barbar), John'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/b/barbour-barber-barbere-or-barbar-john.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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