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Historical Events in 1305

  • Jun 5 Archbishop Bertrand the Got of Bordeaux elected Pope Clement V
  • Jun 23 French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge

ScotlandWilliam 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.
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William Wallace on trial at Westminster Hall in a painting by Daniel Maclise
William Wallace on trial at Westminster Hall in a painting by Daniel Maclise

BattleExecution

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

Scottish nobleman William Wallace
Scottish nobleman
William Wallace
King of England Edward I
King of England
Edward I