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George Buchanan
b. 1506 – d. September 28, 1582 • Historian • Scholar
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Buchanan, George
Buchanan, George (1506–82), Scottish scholar and man of letters. He began his academic career as a pupil of John Major at the universities of Paris and St Andrews, and in the 1540s and 1550s held various teaching posts in France (Bordeaux and Paris) and at Coimbra in Portugal, gaining a reputation
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Buchanan, George
Buchanan, George (1506–1582)Eminent Scottish Reformed scholar. Buchanan’s studies at St. Andrews, Paris, and elsewhere on the Continent (where his Protestant sympathies took him to flight and the Portuguese inquisition imprisoned him for a year) made him perhaps the most outstanding British humanist
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Buchanan, George
Buchanan, George (1506–1582)Scottish classical scholar and humanist; a devastating critic of the Roman Catholic ChurchBorn in Killearn, Stirlingshire, and educated at the University of Paris (1520–1522) and St. Andrews University (1525), Buchanan taught first at College Ste. Barbe in Paris (1528).