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date: 26 February 2021

Armstrong, William [called Christie's Will]locked

(fl. 1636)
  • J. R. M. Sizer


Armstrong, William [called Christie's Will] (fl. 1636), border reiver, was the son of Christopher Armstrong of Gilnockie, Dumfriesshire, and the lineal descendant of Johnnie Armstrong of Gilnockie, subject of the eponymous ballad. The tower of Gilnockie stood in the parish of Canonbie...

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