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Walter Kennedy, of Glentig

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Birthplace: Casselles, Scotland
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy and Catherine Maxwell of Glamis
Father of Alexander Kennedy
Brother of Elizabeth Kennedy, of Dunure; Agnes Kennedy; James Kennedy; John Kennedy, 2nd Lord Kennedy; Marion Kennedy and 6 others
Half brother of Elizabeth Vauss

Occupation: Poet, Parson of Douglas
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About Walter Kennedy, of Glentig

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From ODNB:

The Kennedys were a Gaelic kindred who from the thirteenth century onwards extended their activities well beyond, but without losing sight of, the Gaelic milieu whence they came. On the evidence of William Dunbar's poem of c.1500, ‘The Flyting of Dunbar and Kennedy’ (Walter, the Kennedy in question, was a younger son of Gilbert, first Lord Kennedy), the family still spoke Gaelic as well as Scots, and the Gaelic form of lordship exercised by them, the kenkynnol, was clearly still worth contending over in the fifteenth century ...

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