About Robert Burns

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Poems And Songs Of Robert Burns


01/25/1759 Robert Burns was born at Alloway, near Ayr, on January 25, 1759

1784 his father died, Burns and his brother Gilbert rented a farm near Mauchline

07/31/1786 Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect which saw the light of day on 31 July 1786.

1790 Burns and his wife Jean moved to Mauchline, where he produced Tam o` Shanter

1795 Burns was inspired by the events of the French Revolution to write For a` that and a` that, his cry for human equality.

07/21/1796 Burns died of rheumatic fever. He was buried in the churchyard of St. Michael`s in Dumfries, even as his wife Jean was in childbirth with their ninth child.

Resources On The Web

Burns Country - has a lot of stuff, interesting and worth checking out

The Bard - This site gives you the complete guide to Robert Burns the man, his poems, his travels, haggis, whisky and much more.

Electric Scotland - The works of Robert Burns

The Robert Burns Federation - The definitive educational internet site for beginners and experts alike, and a growing interactive resource on all matters relating to the life and times of Robert Burns

Robert Burns Nation - Contains a great Bio

Robert Burns - A Bicentenary Exhibition from the G. Ross Roy Collection

Robert Burns - A Tribute to Scotlands National Bard.




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