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

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in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online October 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/60693

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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, Mary Smith. The family lived in Mauchline's Cowgate. James Armour was a master mason whose work included ...

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