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Kinmont Willie

Kinmont Willie

a border ballad

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Published by S. Jefferson in Carlisle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballads.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith an historical introduction by Sir Walter Scott, bart.
    ContributionsScott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20281620M

      Kinmont Willie Armstrong was a notorious reiver, who was arrested by the English on what was supposed to be a truce day. Willie deserved to be arrested, but arresting him on a truce day was illegal. Willie’s arrest on a truce day caused outrage throughout the Borders. Border-Reivers-Aftermath-of-the-Rescue-of-Kinmont-Willie. In mid April ,in a daring and unprecedented raid on Carlisle castle, Kinmont Willie Armstrong, the most formidable of the Scottish Border Reivers, was rescued by a small party of Reivers who hailed from the Scottish Border lands: Liddesdale, Teviotdale and Annandale.

      Demonstration dance by The R.S.C.D.S (Royal Scottish Country Dance Society) Manchester Branch of Kinmont Willie during a Burns Night in January Interpretative Notes for “Kinmont Willie” There are several levels of information contained within language used in traditional ballads. Much is that of the narrative, but there may be other important points of information which can refer to cultural or historic practices, or may refer to .

      Kinmont Willy was a famous Armstrong reiver who commanded men. He lived north of Carlisle and was a Scottish Armstrong, and he usually travelled to English Tynedale to reive (rob). Anyone who was robbed would work out the value of their loss and argue for compensation at a truce meeting where differences were settled, tales swapped and beer. Check out Kinmont Willie by Max Dunbar on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on


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Kinmont Willie Download PDF EPUB FB2

“Kinmont Willie” appeared in the first edition of Minstrelsy ofand appears in all the editions covered by this project. It is the 9th ballad in the edition.

The version in Scott’s Minstrelsy is the definitive source for this ballad. By his own admission, Scott exercised no little editorial power. William Armstrong of Kinmont, better known as "Kinmont Kinmont Willie book, was born in about and died in about He was a notorious border reiver whose escape from Carlisle Castle in nearly sparked war between England and Scotland and threatened the succession to Kinmont Willie book Crown of England of James VI.

He is remembered mainly because of a traditional Border ballad which records this episode. The book tells about how much Jill Kinmont enjoyed skiing and what a potential she had until she hurt herself during the Snow Cup race in Utah.

It also reveals her relationships with her best friend Audra Jo, and skiers Dick Buek and Buddy Werner/5. Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (–).The Oxford Book of Ballads. Kinmont Willie. Deadlock and Deliverance: The Rescue of Kinmont Willie [Tom Moss] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(1). Anonymous.

Kinmont Willie. William Stanley Braithwaite, ed. The Book of Restoration Verse. KINMONT WILLIE: William Armstrong of Kinmont was the great grandson of Thomas Armstrong, the 5th Laird of Mangerton. He was a renowned renegade and reiver, wanted for crimes committed against the English.

It was a Day of Truce when officials from both countries met to exchange grievances and attempt to resolve differences. Kinmont Willie Scottish Country Dance Instruction KINMONT WILLIE (J4x48) 4C set John Drewry Rondel Book.

1- 8 All dance reels of 4 on sides 1s cross RH, cast down 1 place and dance ½ Fig of 8 (Man round 2s and Lady round 3s) to 2nd place on own side. The Ballad of Kinmont Willie. O have ye na heard o’ the fause Sakelde. O have ye na heard o’ the keen Lord Scrope. How they hae ta’en bauld Kinmont William.

On Hairbee to hang him up. Hairbee - Harraby. Had Willie had but twenty men, But twenty men as stout. Moss has gathered the history of Kinmont Willie and followed it with a fictional account. It is an earnest effort. If you're interested in the history, this is a useful discussion of the event and its context.2/5(1).

At sixty-six Willie had, by the time of his capture, been reiving successfully for some fifty years and led a notorious gang called "Kinmont's Bairns". While his imprisonment in Carlisle Castle was undoubtedly deserved, given a lifetime of crime, his seizure was illegal--captured on his way home from a Truce Day in March But in a work which Colonel Elliot quotes, the abridged edition of Child's great book by Mrs.

Child-Sargent and Professor Kittredge (), the learned professor writes, "Kinmont Willie is under vehement suspicion of being the work of Sir Walter Scott.".

Kinmont Willie (Armstrong) was active in the 16th C, earliest mention is in National Dictionary of BiographyNY - This tombstone consists of a rectangular stone slab supported by four short stone pillars.

Kinmont Willie poem by Andrew Lang.O have ye na heard o the fause SakeldeO have ye na heard o the keen Lord ScroopHow they hae taen bauld Kinmont Willie. PageRatings:   Born William Armstrong, of Kinmont in aroundbut better known as Kinmont Willie; was a Scottish border reiver, freebooter and outlaw active in the rough Scottish Borderlands during the late ’s, whose first recorded raid had taken place in August ofagainst one of the two most formidable of English border families; the Milburn’s of Tynedale; the other being the Charltons.

Kinmont Willie prided himself on his large scale raids, targeting whole areas rather than individual farms or villages. He would ride at the head of some Reivers, known as ‘Kinmont’s bairns’.

One of the most famous incidents in Border history involves the rescue of. Rescue of Kinmont Willie (pairt threi): old habits die hard (Catch-up with pairt yin: Catch-up with pairt twae: ) Following his escape from Carlisle Castle and the clutches of Lord Scrope, it would be safe to assume that Kinmont Willie would lay low for a while and keep himself out of the spotlight.

In I published a book about the capture and rescue of Kinmont Willie Armstrong. It is both an account from the primary sources of the time, well documented in the Calendar of Border Papers, coupled with a fictional account of what came to be known as the ‘Kinmont Affair’.

CHAPTER 1 KINMONT WILLIE [Child ] This incident took place on 13 April The hero was William Armstrong, called Will of Kinmonth, of Morton Tower in the Debatable : kinmont willie. poem.

notes on kinmont willie. dick o' the cow. poem. notes on dick o' the cow. jock o' the side. poem. hobbie noble. poem. notes on hobbie noble. archie of ca'field. armstrong's goodnight. the fray of suport. poem. notes on the fray of suport. lord maxwell's goodnight. poem. notes on lord maxwell's goodnight.

the lads of. Jill Kinmont Boothe (Febru - February 9, ) was an American downhill skier. Born in Los Angeles, California, Kinmont grew up in Bishop and learned to ski race at Mammoth Mountain in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

In earlyshe was the reigning national champion in the slalom, and a top prospect for a medal at the Winter Olympics, a year : FebruLos Angeles, California, U.S. Kinmont Willie’s Grave-slab Kinmont Willie Armstrong’s Grave-slab in Morton Kirkyard, Dumfriesshire.

There are no remains of Morton Kirk but it probably stood to the east of its old walled Kirkyard that stands high above a loop in the River Sark and provides a ."And mony a time," quo Kinmont Willie, "I've pricked a horse out oure the furs; But since the day I backed a steed I nevir wore sic cumbrous spurs." We scarce had won the Staneshaw-bank, When a' the Carlisle bells were rung, And a thousand men, in horse and foot, Cam wi the keen Lord Scroope along.