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Armour, Jean (1765–1834), wife of Robert Burns and subject of poetry

Valentina Bold.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Literature. 2424 words.

Armour, Jean (1765–1834), wife of Robert Burns and subject of poetry, was born in Mauchline, Ayrshire, on 25 February 1765, the second of the eleven children of James Armour and his wife,...

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270. (1) [Jean Armour Burns]

Robert Burns.

Edited by J. De Lancey Ferguson and G. Ross Roy.

in The Letters of Robert Burns, Vol. 1: 1780–1789 (Second Edition)

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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708. (4) [Jean Armour Burns]

Robert Burns.

Edited by J. De Lancey Ferguson and G. Ross Roy.

in The Letters of Robert Burns, Vol. 2: 1790–1796 (Second Edition)

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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278. (2) Mrs [Jean Armour] Burns Mauchline

Robert Burns.

Edited by J. De Lancey Ferguson and G. Ross Roy.

in The Letters of Robert Burns, Vol. 1: 1780–1789 (Second Edition)

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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315. (3) Mrs [Jean Armour] Burns Ellisland Near Dumfries

Robert Burns.

Edited by J. De Lancey Ferguson and G. Ross Roy.

in The Letters of Robert Burns, Vol. 1: 1780–1789 (Second Edition)

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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Armour, Nicholas Hilary Stuart

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 139 words.

Born 12 June 1951; s of late Brig. William Stanley Gibson Armour and of Penelope Jean Armour; m 1982, Georgina Elizabeth Fortescue (d 2003);...

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McKee, Col Samuel Hanford

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 203 words.

CMG 1916; BA, MD, CM; FRCS (C)

Born Fredericton, NB, Canada, 11 Oct. 1875; s of Samuel H. McKee, manufacturer, and Jean Armour; m 1906...

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Lang, Hugh Montgomerie

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Business Finance. 207 words.

CBE 1978

Born Glasgow 7 Nov. 1932; s of John Montgomerie Lang and Janet Allan (née Smillie); m 1st, 1959, Marjorie...

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White, (Edward) Martin (Everatt)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 97 words.

Born 22 Feb. 1938; s of Frank and Norah White; m 1969, Jean Catherine Armour; one s one d; died 26 Jan. 2008

Priory Boys’ Grammar Sch., Shrewsbury; King’s Coll.,...

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McGilvray, Sir William

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 56 words.

Kt, 1950; CBE 1941

Born 19 Jan. 1887; s of Donald McGilvray and Jean Armour; m 1927, Anne, d of Robert Forster; one s; died 25 Feb. 1956

Greenock Academy...

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Vinache, Jean-Joseph

Guilhem Scherf.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 687 words.

(b ?Paris, 1696; d Paris, Dec 1, 1754).

French sculptor. He seems to have been the son of the leading bronze-founder Joseph Vinache (1653–after 1717) and perhaps trained...

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Belin [Blain; Blin] (de Fontenay), Jean-Baptiste

Lesley Stevenson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art. 343 words.

(b Caen, bapt Nov 9, 1653; d Paris, Feb 12, 1715).

French painter. The son of Louis Blin, who may have specialized in flower painting, he is recorded from 1672 as training in the...

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Berain, Jean, I

Jérôme de la Gorce.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Prints and Printmaking; Textiles and Embroidery; Renaissance Art. 1326 words.

(b Saint-Mihiel, Lorraine, bapt June 4, 1640; d Paris, Jan 24, 1711).

French designer, ornamentalist and engraver. The Berain family moved to Paris c. 1644. Berain’s father, also...

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Persée

Lois Rosow.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 172 words.

(‘Perseus’)

Tragédie en musique in a prologue and five acts by Jean-Baptiste Lully ( see Lully family (opera) §(1) ) to a libretto by Quinault, Philippe after ...

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Charles of France, Master of

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(fl c. 1455–75). French illuminator. His chief work is in a Book of Hours (Paris, Bib. Mazarine, MS. 473) produced for Charles, Duc de Berry, younger brother of King Louis XI. The artist...

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Robert Burns

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1759–96),

was one of seven children born to a cotter near Alloway in Ayrshire. His spare time was fully employed on the ailing farm as labourer and ploughman. The experience of...

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Didon

Mary Hunter.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 829 words.

(‘Dido’)

Tragédie lyrique in three acts by Niccolò Piccinni ( see Piccinni family (opera) §(1) ) to a libretto by Marmontel, Jean François (opera) ;...

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Robert Burns

Pauline Mackay.

in British and Irish Literature

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 10873 words.

Robert Burns (b. 1759–d. 1796) is the national bard of Scotland and is recognized globally as the country’s most iconic literary figure. Burns was born in Alloway in Ayrshire, the eldest...

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Of Arms, Funding and “Non-lethal Assistance”—Issues Surrounding Third-State Intervention in the Syrian Civil War

Tom Ruys.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 19084 words.

In spite of legal objections, the European Union (EU) in May 2013 gave the conditional green light for the transfer of arms to the Syrian Opposition Council. The EU's decision is not a...

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