Who was William Wallace and what was his role in the Battle of Falkirk?

One of the major battles in Scotland’s struggle for independence was fought 720 years ago this weekend, on 22 July 1298. Here is everything you need to know about William Wallace and his role in the Battle of Falkirk. 
Who was William Wallace? William Wallace, one of Scotland’s greatest national heroes, led Scottish resistance forces after King Edward I imprisoned the scottish king John de Balliol and declared himself the ruler of Scotland.
Wallace lead around 30 men to burn the royal town of Lanark and kill its English sheriff, and then raised an army to attack the English garrisons. In... read more

 
20 July 2018 in Politics, Views: 65
Source: The Week
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