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Duns Scotus


Duns Scotus Statue

This fine bronze by Frank Tritchler was unveiled in 1966 on the 700th anniversary of Duns Scotus' birth.
The inscription on the plaque reads:

JOHN DUNS SCOTUS
FRANCISCAN AND SUBTLE DOCTOR
WAS BORN IN 1266
IN THIS TOWN OF DUNS.
HIS LEARNING HAS SHED LUSTRE
ON DUNS AND SCOTLAND
THE TOWN AND LAND
WHICH GAVE HIM BIRTH.

ERECTED BY
THE FRANCISCAN ORDER
ON THIS SEVENTH CENTENARY
OF HIS BIRTH. SEPTEMBER 1966.

SCOTIA HABET CUNAS FAMAM ORBIT
FUNERA RHENUS CAELUM ANIMAM
HIC MAGNI SPIRAT IMAGO VIRI

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