The History of Leith

January 18, 2008

1454 – Scotichronicon

‘He is not a Scot who is not pleased with this book.’ So wrote Walter Bower, Abbot of Inchcolm, when he finished this epic history of the Scots – probably the most important mediaeval account of early Scottish history. It provides a strong expression of national identity and offers a window into the world view of mediaeval commentators. for more click here

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