He is best remembered for the Scotichronicon, a Latin chronicle of Scotland composed in the 1440s, based on Fordun's 14th-cent. chronicle, but altering and continuing it to the death of James I. Bower's intimate knowledge of the contemporary government and church makes the Scotichronicon an invaluable source for late medieval Scotland.
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