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Armstrong, John (1708/1709-1779), physician and poet

A. J. 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 (1708/1709-1779), 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 on 29 March 1721 and took ...

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