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Sir Walter Scott

The pages in this section tell the story of Sir Walter Scott's life, his influences and show a series of images taken of statues on the monument which represent characters from his novels.

The life of Sir Walter Scott.
Walter Scott was born in Edinburgh on the 15th August 1771...
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The influence of Sir Walter Scott.
From his early days Walter Scott was popular and at ease in society. Read more>>

Scott's novels
Sir Walter Scott wrote historic novels and poetry. Read more>>


Scott's statue situated at the base of the monument.
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