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date: 04 April 2020

Boece [Boethius], Hectorlocked

(c. 1465–1536)
  • Nicola Royan


Boece [Boethius], Hector (c. 1465–1536), historian and college head, was born in Dundee into the Boyis or Bois family of Panbride in Angus (Forfarshire): Boethius is a Latinized version of the original name and Boece a retranslation. His father was probably Alexander Boyis (...

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University of Aberdeen, King's College
Scottish Historical Review
University of Aberdeen
, 12 vols. in 13 (1814–75)