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Rob Roy

Folk Hero and Outlaw Rob Roy

Full Name: Robert Roy MacGregor
Profession: Folk Hero and Outlaw


Biography: Sometimes known as the Scottish Robin Hood, he was a famous folk hero and outlaw of the early 18th century.

Born: March 7, 1671
Birthplace: Glengyle, Scotland
Star Sign: Pisces

Died: December 28, 1734 (aged 63)

Historical Events

  • 1712-10-03 The Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor

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