William Wallace

Scottish nobleman William Wallace Full Name: William Wallace [Uilliam Uallas]


Profession: Scottish nobleman
Why Famous: Leader of Scots forces against the English. Portrayed in the film

Died: August 23, 1305
Cause of Death: Executed

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Historical Events in the Life of William Wallace

  • 1297-09-11 Battle at Stirling Bridge, Scottish rebel William Wallace beats English
  • 1305-08-05 William Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and execution.
  • 1305-08-23 William Wallace, Scottish patriot, is executed for high treason by Edward I of England.

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