Friday, 15 July 2016
Tour Scotland Video Bust Of Sir William Wallace Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Glasgow
Tour Scotland video of the bust statue of Sir William Wallace in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum on ancestry visit to Glasgow, Scotland. Sir William Wallace who died on 23 August 1305, was a Scottish knight 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 September 1297. He was appointed Guardian of Scotland and served until his defeat at the Battle of Falkirk in July 1298. In August 1305, Wallace was captured in Robroyston, near Glasgow, and handed over to King Edward I of England, who had him hanged, drawn, and quartered for high treason and crimes against English civilians. Since his death, Wallace has obtained an iconic status far beyond his homeland.
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