Lt. Col. Leslie Forbes
Scotland ? - ?
Comments: Victorian soldier and Orientalist; Folklore of the British Isles; Picts; Caledonia is link between ancient India and the pre-Scottish folk people of that region, before Rome ruined it; The Druids; Archaeology of Scottish monuments; compare the Scottish /British Little People with the elves, huldufolk (hidden people) of Icelandic lore - most cultures have a similar species of mischievous mythological creature;
Teachers; Richard Hingley; Diodorus Siculas of Rome; Hecataeus of Miletus; John Toland, author of History of the Druids; Pierre Desmaizeaux; Julius Caesar; Pomponius Mela; Strabo; Polybius; John Norden, mapmaker; Godfrey Higgins; Robert Moray; William Schaw; William Sinclair; James Anderson; William Preston; Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay; John Dury ; Sir Walter Scott; John Duns Scotus ; Samuel Johnson; Dinah Maria Mulock Craik;
Students: Robert Burns; Florence Marian McNeill; David MacRitchie; William Stukeley; Gerald Gardner; George Watson MacGregor Reid; Dr. Thomas Inman; Alexander Hislop; Robert Felkin; Ross Nichols; Lewis Spence; Isaac Bonewits; David James; Nicholas Tereschenko; Olivia Robertson; Ian Corrigan; John Michael Greer; Ronald Heaver; Kerr Cuhulain; J.W. Brodie-Innes ; Adam McLean; R.J.Stewart; Peter Davidson; Thomas Burgoyne; James Frazer; Tim Hogan; Andrew Lang of the Fairy Books; T. C. Lethbridge aka Thomas Charles Lethbridge (1901-1971); Stuart Piggott, author of The Druids; James Bonwick, author of Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions; Peter Berresford Ellis, author of The Druids; Miranda J. Green, author of The World of the Druids; Anne Ross, & Don Robins, authors of The Life and Death of a Druid Prince: The Story of an Archaeological Sensation; I. M. Stead; J. B. Bourke; Don Brothwell, authors of Lindow Man: The Body in the Bog;
Organizations: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles);
Author: A Folio Of Views Of Ceylon; The Forest and Park of Drum; The Early Races of Scotland;
Resources: http://erwinbagpiper.com/forest_and_park_of_drum.htm; read him here - http://archive.org/details/earlyracesscotl01leslgoog ; http://www.amazon.com/Early-Races-Scotland-Their-Monuments/dp/0548050406/ref=sr_1_15?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1369328680&sr=1-15 ; http://www.amazon.com/Early-Races-Scotland-Their-Monuments/dp/0548050406/ref=sr_1_15?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1369328680&sr=1-15#reader_0548050406 ; http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/dtog/forbes2.html ; http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/10/why-iceland-believes-in-invisible-elves/280783/ ;