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Wedding ring in case, belonging to Jean Armour

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Wedding Ring, in case belonging to Jean Armour

Introduction:
Robert Burns (1759-96) Scotland's National Poet who was born in Alloway Ayrshire was married to a Mauchline girl named Jean Armour (1767-1834), the daughter of a stone-mason. She and Burns were married in 1788 and had 9 children the last child being born on the day of Burns' funeral.
Image Rights Holder:
National Trust for Scotland
Ref:
BMT609.01
Project:
198:The History of Robert Burns at Alloway
Material:
Gold
Dimensions:
2cm
What:
Wedding ring in case, belonging to Jean Armour
Subject:
The ring is on display in the Burns Cottage Museum in Alloway.
Who:
Jean Armour (wife of the poet Robert Burns)
Robert Burns (poet)
When:
1788
Where:
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, South Ayrshire
Background:
The ring is on display in the Burns Cottage Museum in Alloway.
Description:
On display is the wedding ring that belonged to Jean Armour the wife of the Poet. This ring was given to the Trust by their granddaughter Mrs. Burns Hutchison.