On This Day

Events in History 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.

Learn More
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
Learn More

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