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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. "The Fortunes of Nigel" tells the story of a young Scottish nobleman, Nigel Olifaunt. He travels to London to ask the King to repay his father's loan. Nigel wishes to buy out his estate, but the Duke of Buckingham and Prince Charles already have plans for it. Therefore, when our hero dives deep into the life of the court, he finds himself in great danger.