August 15, 1771: Born, Sir Walter Scott. A hugely popular author in his own lifetime, Scott is generally regarded as the inventor of the historical novel. He did a great deal, as well, to awaken interest in the culture and history of the Scottish Highlands.

Rob Roy: Sir Walter Scott was a popular Scottish writer in the century. Scott’s most famous work is Ivanhoe and he also wrote many other famous historical novels. This version of Scott’s Rob Roy includes a table of contents.

The Walter Scott Monument ~ is a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott at east Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh. photo by Jeremy Cupp

Sir Walter Scott Monument, Edinburgh, Scotland by Jeremy Cupp. The Sir Walter Scott statue designed by John Steell is located inside the Scott Monument

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Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott    I don't need the house to be gigantic, but having architecture such as these would be fantastic to have on it.

Abbotsford House, formerly the residence of historical novelist and poet, Sir Walter Scott, near Melrose, Scotland

https://flic.kr/p/hTcNEv | Image taken from page 293 of 'Royal Characters from the works of Sir Walter Scott, historical and romantic. Selected and arranged by W. T. Dobson. With twelve ... illustrations, in permanent photography' | Image taken from: Title: "Royal Characters from the works of Sir Walter Scott, historical and romantic. Selected and arranged by W. T. Dobson. With twelve ... illustrations, in permanent photography", "Selections and Extracts" Author: Scott, Walt

https://flic.kr/p/hTcNEv | Image taken from page 293 of 'Royal Characters from the works of Sir Walter Scott, historical and romantic. Selected and arranged by W. T. Dobson. With twelve ... illustrations, in permanent photography' | Image taken from: Title: "Royal Characters from the works of Sir Walter Scott, historical and romantic. Selected and arranged by W. T. Dobson. With twelve ... illustrations, in permanent photography", "Selections and Extracts" Author: Scott, Walt

Vintage RARE 1800s EDITION of IVANHOE I really enjoyed this book.  It was exciting reading

Vintage RARE Edition of ~ Ivanhoe ~ by Sir Walter Scott ~ This was my introduction to the Historical novel genre.

Sir Walter Scott Monument Edinburgh - a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. It is the largest monument to a writer in the world. There are 287 steps to the top of the Scott Monument, from where you can enjoy breathtaking views of  Edinburgh and the surrounding countryside. http://www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk/Venues/Scott-Monument

Sir Walter Scott Monument Edinburgh - a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. It is the largest monument to a writer in the world. There are 287 steps to the top of the Scott Monument, from where you can enjoy breathtaking views o

Scotts Monument, Edinburgh, Scotland..underneath this there was a Scottish man dressed in a kilt playing the bagpipes!

to go: Scotts Monument, Edinburgh, Scotland.underneath this there was a Scottish man dressed in a kilt playing the bagpipes!

After Walter Scott Shooting Ex-Cop Michael Slager Sentenced to 20 Years In Prison - Newsweek

After Walter Scott Shooting Ex-Cop Michael Slager Sentenced to 20 Years In Prison - Newsweek

Sir Walter Scott......my dad said this to me growing up...think it's a tattoo option

What a Tangled Web We Weave

The Scott family found strength in prayer as they sat through court testimony from the former South Carolina officer who killed Walter Scott two years ago.

Walter Scott killing: Ex-Officer Michael Slager not a racist, attorney claims

The Scott family found strength in prayer as they sat through court testimony from the former South Carolina officer who killed Walter Scott two years ago.

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