Today in History - August 23rd. 1305 - Death of Sir William Wallace

On August 23rd. 1305, Sir William Wallace died.
He was one of the main leaders of the Wars of Scottish Independence against
King Edward I of England
















Source picture: Wikipedia

Sir William Wallace was executed for high treason in London.

Movie

In 1995, Sir William Wallace was portrayed by Mel Gibson in the historical
movie Braveheart.
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