Roque Guinart

A famous robber, whose true name was Pédro Rocha Guinarda, leader of los Nicerros, which, with the los Cadelles, levied heavy contributions on all the mountain districts of Catalonia in the seventeenth century. He was a Spanish Rob Roy, and was executed in 1616. (Pellicer.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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