John Francis Campbell was a Scottish author, mostly known as a collector of folklore.
"The King Who Wished to Marry His Daughter" is a Scottish fairy tale, entered in the “Popular Tales of the West Highlands” collection. The narration is about one King, whose wife died, and after her death he declares, that he would not marry anyone who did not fit her clothes. One day he has seen that queen’s dress fit his daughter, and decides to marry her. Learning about the intentions of the King, the frightened princess begins to look for ways to avoid this fate. What is waiting for Princess and how will the story end? Read the tale to know it!