Record ID:
35006879 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Description conventions:
  • rda
LC number:
  • no2017146595
  • 1350?
  • 1420?
Associated with:
  • Scotland St. Andrews (Scotland)
  • St. Serf's Island (Scotland) Leven, Loch (Perth and Kinross, Scotland)
Fields of activity:
  • History Scotland--History--To 1603 Rhyme
  • Historians Culdees Poets Canons, Cathedral, collegiate, etc.
  • Chronicler Prior of St. Serf's, Lochleven
Used for:
  • Andrew, of Wyntown, 1350?-1420?
  • Androw, of Wyntoun, 1350?-1420?
  • Wyntoun, Andrew, 1350?-1420?
  • Wyntoun, Androw, 1350?-1420?
  • Wyntown, Andrew, 1350?-1420?
  • Amours, F. J. The original chronicle of Andrew of Wyntoun, 1914: p. xix (Prior of St Serf's monastery on a little island in Lochleven) p. xxi (It is approximately safe to believe that the date of Wyntoun's birth was between 1350 and 1360, although it may have been even earlier than 1350)
  • Laing, D. The Orygynale Cronykil of Scotland, 1872: v. 1, t.p. (Androw of Wyntoun) added 1795 title page ({Dstrok}e orygynale cronykil of Scotland: be Androw of Wyntown, Priowr of Sanct Serfis Ynche in Loch Levyn)
  • VIAF, viewed 8 November 2017 (DNB; Nat. Lib. of Australia access point: Andrew, of Wyntoun, 1350?-1420?; ISNI; SUDOC acess point: Wyntoun, Andrew of, 1350?-1420?; twenty variant forms are listed)
  • Oxford DNB online, 8 November 2017 (Wyntoun, Andrew (c.1350-c.1422), prior of St Serf's, Lochleven, and historian, says of himself that Andrew of Wyntoun was his baptismal name, but beyond this nothing is known of his family background, education, or early career; became a canon regular of St Andrews Augustinian priory; elected to the priorate of St Serf's, Lochleven, Fife, in 1393; documentary evidence reveals that he remained in office until 1421; 1420 has long been accepted as the date of Wyntoun's final revision of the chronicle)
  • Wikipedia, 8 November 2017: Andrew of Wyntoun (Andrew Wyntoun, known as Andrew of Wyntoun (c. 1350-c. 1425), was a Scottish poet, a canon and prior of Loch Leven on St Serf's Inch and later, a canon of St. Andrews)
  • A biographical dictionary of eminent Scotsmen, 1855: v. 5, p. 494 (Andrew Wyntown; Wyntown, Andrew, or Andrew of Wyntown, the venerable rhyming chronicler of Scotland lived towards the end of the fourteenth century; but the dates of his birth and death are unknown)
Local system number:
  • 000000006939
  • abv00014904
Cataloguing source:
  • StEdNL eng rda StEdNL StEdNL VJTL