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The Battle of Stirling Bridge was a battle of the First War of Scottish Independence. On 11 September 1297, the forces of Andrew Moray and William Wallace defeated the combined English forces of John de Warenne, 6th Earl of Surrey and Hugh de Cressingham near Stirling, on the River Forth.

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Sir William Wallace 1272-1305 Knight and Guardian of Scotland Battle of Stirling Bridge. Scottish hero and champion of Scottish independence who beat Edward I at the battle of Stirling Bridge, was captured by the English and later executed as a traitor

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/history/articles/battle_of_stirling_bridge/ http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/scotlandshistory/warsofindependence/battleofstirlingbridge/ Stirling Bridge

The National Wallace Monument

A national landmark – a national hero. Stirling’s renowned landmark, commemorating the life of Sir William Wallace and overlooking the scene of his greatest victory, at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, in 1297. Inside the Monument you can visit the Hall of Arms to learn the story of how the Battle of Stirling …

Stirling Bridge, September 11, 1297. The Battle of Stirling Bridge was a battle of the First War of Scottish Independence. On 11 September 1297, the forces of Andrew Moray and William Wallace defeated the combined English forces of John de Warenne, 6th Earl of Surrey, and Hugh de Cressingham near Stirling, on the River Forth.// the Scots were outnumbered 5 to 1!

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Sir William Wallace died 23 August 1305) was a Scottish knight and landowner 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 1297, and was Guardian of Scotland, serving until his defeat at the Battle of Falkirk. In 1305, Wallace was captured in Robroyston near Glasgow and handed over to King Edward I.

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ARCHAEOLOGISTS have found the remains of the Borders kirk where Wallace was recognised after victory over the English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297.

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