William Wallace

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William Wallace

William Wallace

William Wallace has also been painted

Why do we remember him?

About his life

William Wallace was born in the 1270s in Elderslie in Renfrewshire and was executed was on 23rd of August 1305, where he was hung, drawn and quartered. His head was placed on London Bridge, and his limbs displayed in Newcastle, Berwick, Stirling and Perth.

We remember William Wallace because he led the Scottish rebellion against Edward the 1st and defeted the English army Stirling Bridge, because of this he is remembered as a patriot and national hero.

They made the movie brave heart based on the life of William Wallace and how he defeted the English army

By:Caitlin Lynch

The impact

The Impact his actions had on his society was that he destroyed the countryside forcing king Edward to march deeper and deeper into Scotland as he severely weakened the English hold on Scotland.

Intresing facts :

He was given a noble tittle of "guardian of the realm of king John"

Once he was killed his limbs were displayed all over the country


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