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date: 25 February 2021

Armstrong, William, of Kinmontlocked

(fl. 1569–1603)
  • J. R. M. Sizer


Armstrong, William, of Kinmont (fl. 1569–1603), border reiver, was made famous by the poem 'Kinmont Willie', which recounts his dramatic rescue from Carlisle Castle in 1596, as found in Sir Walter Scott's Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. In 1593 Sir Thomas Musgrave of ...

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