ROBERT ROY MACGREGOR
Robert Roy Mac Gregor became an outlaw after being set up over a loan. His land was seized, his house burnt and his wife raped by the officers of .................................. These are the tactics still employed today by certain Council's against private citizens simply fighting for their rights and justice............................. While modern day Council's don't rape women or burn homes, they might as well. For partnerships are torn apart and financial ruin follows an uphill struggle sometimes over many years, often leading to bankruptcy of the intended victim.
Liam Neeson as Rob Roy
Jock Watson's detailed biography of Rob Roy . Though lacking a bibliography, this is to my mind the best out there. But it pales into insignificance when we consider the Gestapo tactics of Wealden District Council over 30 years of illegal hounding of a man from Herstmonceux who was only doing his duty to protect a historic building. Try as they might to sink this poor chap, he kept bouncing back stronger than ever, even from being wrongly convicted by Sussex police in a conspiracy to pervert the course of justice of some complexity, the local sheriff who was aiding and abetting the council, more than likely to be able to profit by their monopoly on planning consents in the district. Land value, just like money, being a powerful incentive to use a position of trust to get rich.
Amazon. Rob Roy MacGregor : His Life & Times by W. H. Murray. Three online reviews, including:
Frequently Asked Questions about the historical Rob Roy from Stronvar House an inn described as "a Country House Hotel on the shore of Loch Voil overlooking the Braes O' Balquhidder in the heart of Rob Roy country." History of Stronvar House, owned by Ian Dubh MacGregor until his death in 1603.
"The Jacobite and Cary's Rebellions" from About.com.
Scottish Historical Figures: Robert "Roy" MacGregor from the Scotsmart web directory. See also their History of Strathearn, 1700 -1746 with information on the Jacobites, Rob Roy and Bonnie Prince Charlie.
Famous Scots short bio and links.
Short bio from the Clans and Tartans of Scotland.
Brief bio of Rob Roy , with beautiful photo of Balquhidder, by Blythe Spirit.
More genealogical information by John Ward.
Rob Roy's grave at Balquhidder Church, Perthshire, Central, Scotland. Photos courtesy "Find A Grave"
"Rob Roy -- Miscellaneous." A brief bio, the Rob Roy tartan and suchnot.
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