William Wallace

Sir William Wallace (born aroond 127223 August 1305) wis the leader o the Scots airmy agin the Inglis for the first pairt o the Scots Weirs for Unthirldom an wis the Gairdian o Scotland frae 1297 til 1298.[1] Wallace wis born in Elderslie, Renfrewshire an wis eddicatit at some time in his early years at the High Schuil o Dundee.[2] Some soorces suggest his faither wis cawed Malcolm an ithers say his faither's name wis Alan. Wallace is thocht tae hae haed twa brithers whas names war John an Malcom.[3][4]

Wallace Moniment naur Stirlin.

He led the Scots airmy in the Battle o Stirlin Brig an the Battle o Fawkirk.[5] He wis begowkit then executit by the Inglis laird King Edward I. Sir William Wallace wis kilt by hanging, drawing, an quarterin.[6]

William Wallace statue, Aiberdeen.


  1. "BBC - History - William Wallace". www.bbc.co.uk (in Inglis). Retrieved 21 Mairch 2022.
  2. "FDCA - William Wallace and Dundee". www.fdca.org.uk. Archived frae the original on 18 Januar 2022. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2022.
  3. The Wallace book. Edward J. Cowan. Edinburgh: John Donald. 2007. p. 53. ISBN 978-0-85976-652-4. OCLC 71165699.CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. The Wallace book. Edward J. Cowan. Edinburgh: John Donald. 2007. pp. 91–2. ISBN 978-0-85976-652-4. OCLC 71165699.CS1 maint: others (link)
  5. "William Wallace | Biography, Braveheart, Death, Sword, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com (in Inglis). Retrieved 21 Mairch 2022.
  6. Traquair, Peter (1998). Freedom's sword. Niwot, Colo.: Roberts Rinehart Publishers. p. 124. ISBN 1-57098-247-3. OCLC 40072790.

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