Bower (Walter)

  • 1385–1449
  • Inchcolm Abbey, St Andrews Cathedral Priory
  • abbots, authors, historians
  • (agents)
Abbot and canon regular of Inchcolm Abbey and historian who wrote an elaborate work known as the Scotichronicon.

See also: Inchcolm Abbey
Inchcolm Abbey
Abbey on the island of Inchcolm (Firth of Forth, Scotland).

See more
St Andrews Cathedral PriorySt Andrews Cathedral Priory
Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.

See more


Secondary sources (select)

Reference works
Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press, 2004–present. URL: <http://www.oxforddnb.com>. 
comments: General editors include Lawrence Goldman, et al.
Watt (D. E. R.) [id. 3045. ‘Bower [Bowmaker], Walter (1385–1449)’] direct link
Watt, D. E. R. [gen. ed.] (ed.), Walter Bower. Scotichronicon, 9 vols, Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1987–1998.  
  • Vol. 1: Books I-II, ed. John MacQueen and Winifred MacQueen
  • Vol. 2: Books III-IV, ed. John MacQueen and Winifred MacQueen
  • Vol. 3: Books V-VI, ed. John MacQueen, Winifred MacQueen and D. E. R. Watt.
  • Vol. 4: Books VII-VIII, ed. David J. Corner, et al.
  • Vol. 5: Books IX-X, ed. Simon Taylor and D. E. R. Watt ; with Brian Scott.
  • Vol. 6: Books XI-XII, ed. Norman F. Shead, Wendy B. Stevenson and D. E. R. Watt ; with Alan Borthwick, et al.
  • Vol. 7: Books XIII-XIV, ed. A. B. Scott and D.E.R. Watt; with Ulrike Moret and Norman F. Shead.
  • Vol. 8: Books XV-XVI, ed. D. E. R. Watt.
  • Vol. 9. Critical studies and general indexes, ed. D.E.R. Watt, et al.
The following does not refer to the present page, but to the data record for the currently selected query subject. It is not yet accessible on its own.
Dennis Groenewegen
Page created
July 2021, last updated: May 2022