Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)

Death:  21st September 1832
Location:  Dryburgh Abbey, St Boswells, Scottish Borders, Scotland
Cause of death:  Typhus
Photo taken by:  Michael Garlick
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Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. Many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe (1819) and Rob Roy (1817).