Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, and playwright. Although he was an advocate and legal administrator by profession, Scott is most famous for his great literary works and activities in the Royal Highland Society. "Marmion" novel in verse, which, at the time of the first publication, made his author famous. The plot revolves around Lord Marmion, a favorite of Henry VIII of England and his love interest, rich woman Clara de Clare. To get her, the Lord and his mistress, Constance De Beverley, forge a conspiracy against Clara's fianc? Sir Ralph De Wilton, causing an avalanche of unexpected events.