"Rob Roy" - a historical novel by Walter Scott, published in 1817. The novel tells about the Scotland's national hero, called Rob Roy. The main character, Francis Osbaldistone, quarreled with his father, head of a large trading house, and he sent the son to his uncle, who lives in the north of England. On arriving there the young man meets the uncleâ€™s family and falls in love with his distant relative Diana. Frank's father went to Holland on an urgent business and asked Frank's cousin Rashleigh to run the business of the trading house. However Rashleigh steals a large sum of money and bills and flees from prosecution. Chasing him, Frank goes to Glasgow. On the way he repeatedly crosses with a mysterious and powerful stranger, who is known as Rob Roy, and has some deals with Uncle Osbaldistone.