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Old Stirling Bridge and the Abbey Craig with the Wallace Monument, Stirling Scotland

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The William Wallace monument. Near Stirling, #Scotland.

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Sir William Wallace died 23 August 1305) was a Scottish knight and landowner who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence. Along with Andrew Moray, Wallace defeated an English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297, and was Guardian of Scotland, serving until his defeat at the Battle of Falkirk. In 1305, Wallace was captured in Robroyston near Glasgow and handed over to King Edward I.

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After Edward 1st proclaimed himself King of Scotland Sir William Wallace rallied Scots in the South West and began attacking English occupying forces around Scotland. Edward I ordered the Earl of Surrey to put down the rebellion,

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William Wallace and Scottish resistance - Higher Scottish History

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William Wallace statue/Sir William Wallace (Medieval Gaelic: Uilliam Uallas; modern Scottish Gaelic: Uilleam Uallas; Norman French: William le Waleys;[1] died 23 August 1305) was a Scottish landowner who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence.[2] Along with Andrew Moray, Wallace defeated an English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297~ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wallace

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The Battle of Stirling Bridge - Wars of Independence - Scotlands History

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The National Wallace Monument rising above Stirling, Scotland, UK (by paspog).....Magnificent landscape!

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Old bridge, Stirling, Scotland. This color photochrome print was made between 1890 and 1900 in Stirling, Scotland.

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