The History of Leith

December 9, 2011

John of Fordun

John of Fordun (before 1360 – ca. 1384) was a Scottish chronicler. It is generally stated that he was born at Fordoun, Mearns. It is certain that he was a secular priest, and that he composed his history in the latter part of the 14th century; and it is probable that he was a chaplain in the St Machar’s Cathedral of Aberdeen. for more click here

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