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Encyclopedia > Tales of a Grandfather

Tales of a Grandfather is a series of books on the history of Scotland, written by Sir Walter Scott beginning around 1827, and published by A & C Black. Scott also wrote books about French history in the same series. Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic)1 Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II... Raeburns portrait of Sir Walter Scott in 1822. ... A & C Black is a British book publishing company. ...

As of 2001, many of the series titles were still being reprinted


  • Scott, Walter, Sir. Tales of a grandfather: being the history of Scotland, from the earliest period to the close of the reign of James the Fifth (1885) (Library of Congress record)



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