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Personal Life

urns is just as well known for his tumultuous love life as he is for his writing. He fathered twelve children to four different women. He also had romantic affairs with women such as “Highland Mary” Campbell and “Clarinda” (Agnes McLehose). Burns' health deteriorated and he died in 1796.