Walter Kennedy, of Glentig

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Walter Kennedy, of Glentig

Birthplace: Casselles, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy and Lady Catherine Maxwell, Kennedy of Dunure
Father of Alexander Kennedy
Brother of Agnes Kennedy of Dunure; James Kennedy; John Kennedy, 2nd Lord Kennedy; Sir Gilbert Kennedy; N.N. Kennedy and 6 others
Half brother of Elizabeth Kennedy of Dunure

Occupation: Poet, Parson of Douglas
Managed by: Private User
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About Walter Kennedy, of Glentig

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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Casselles, Scotland