What Happened in August 1305

Historical Events

William Wallace Executed

Aug 5 William Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and execution.

Execution

Aug 23 Scottish patriot William Wallace is executed for high treason by Edward I of England at Smithfield, London


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Famous Deaths

ExecutionWilliam Wallace

Aug 23 Scottish patriot William Wallace is hanged, disemboweled and beheaded at Smithfield, London