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There is much argument as to whether Hector Boece
, chronicler and principal of Kings College was correct in stating that "in order to leave no place of refuge for the English in Aberdeen, they levelled the castle to the ground", shortly after routing the occupiers.
For Chaucer's translation of this passage, see Chaucer, Boece
, in The Riverside Chaucer, Book 3, Meter 2 (pp.
The influence of Ammonius is noted by Axel Tisserand, in his Pars Theologica: Logique et Theologique chez Boece
(Paris: Vrin, 2008), 407.
In Chaucer's Boece
, the word "librarye" is used twice early in the treatise (Bo Bk1 Prosa 4 14 and Bk1 Prosa 5 39-40).
Trevor-Roper suggests that in a successful attempt to win back history from the Picts and then to establish independence against England, medieval Scottish historians such as John of Fordun, Walter Bower, and Hector Boece
engaged in "the replacement of history by myth" (p.
As for the story that the surname Turnbull is derived from a William of Rule who was renamed Turnbull after saving King Robert the Bruce from a rampaging bull, this originated in the writings of the 16th Century historian Boece
Yet another chapter invokes the writings of Marcilio Ficino, Hector Boece
, Roger Ascham, Thomas Cogan, Nicholas Coeffeteau, Thomas Elyot, John Dee, Francis Bacon, Richard Verstegan, Thomas Browne, Robert Burton, and John Bulwer.
La "Consolation de philosophie" dans la tradition litteraire: antecedents et posterite de Boece
40) See Nicola Royan, `The relationship between the Scotorum historia of Hector Boece
and John Bellenden's Chronicles of Scotland', in The Rose and the Thistle: Essays on the Culture of Late Medieval and Renaissance Scotland, ed.
Hadot pays him what seems just tribute in the remark that "son genie philosophique le guide et lui fait approfondir par intuition les formules de Boece
Hannah and Lawler suggest that Chaucer's translation, Boece
, may have been inspired by Jean de Meun's continuation of the Roman de la rose: