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William Wallace

WEE GUIDE

Duncan Jones

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£3.95 including FREE postage to UK

William Wallace is Scotland’s greatest hero, a man larger than life, who came to embody the fight for the survival of the ancoient kingdom of Scots.

 

When Edward I of England sought to conquer Scotland initially he was successful and country was at his mercy. But William Wallace ‘lifted up his head’ and led a Scottish army to a crushing victory over the mioghty Engligh. And although Wallace was soon defeated and ultimately betrayed, he lit the torch of Scottish independence.

 

Now in its eight printing, and with many maps, battle plans and photos, this concise wee book fully covers Wallace’s life and stirring times in the turbulent age of the Wars of Independence, and provides information on more than 30 great places to visit associated with Wallace.

Contents

How to Use the Book

Introduction

 

Calendar of events

 

Origins

A Kingdom in Crisis

The Struggle Begins

The Battle of Stirling Bridge

Scotland’s Champion

The Battle of Falkirk

War and Diplomacy

The Hammer of the Scots

Treachery and Death

 

Places to Visit

 

The Legacy of William Wallace

Paperback £3.95

ISBN: 9781899874088

Series: Wee Guides

Extent: 96 text pp

Illus: 44 b&w drawings, photos, battle plans and maps

Dimensions: 180 mm high x 110 mm wide x 5 mm thick

Weight: 98g

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