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Armstrong, Johnlocked

(1708/9–1779)
  • James Sambrook

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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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