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Armstrong, John (1708/9–1779), physician and poet

James Sambrook

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Armstrong, John (1708/9–1779), physician and poet, was born in late 1708 or early 1709 at Castleton, Roxburghshire, the eldest son and third child of Robert Armstrong (1661–1732), Presbyterian minister, and his second wife, Christian, née Mowatt (1675–1753). John matriculated at the College of Edinburgh...

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