William Wallace MIsunderstood Rebel

  • Period: Jan 1, 1280 to Dec 31, 1305

    Rebellion William Wallace Misunderstood Rebel

  • Mar 26, 1286

    King of Scotland Alexander III

    The King of Scotland died after an accident in which he fell from his horse.
  • Apr 27, 1296

    Battle of Dunbar

    The Scots were defeated by the English at the Battle of Dunbar.
  • Jun 23, 1296

    Raid of Scone

    Some of the exact dates are unknown but the year for this raid was certainly 1296 when William joined with other rebels against the English and raided the English Castle of Scone.
  • May 21, 1297

    Event at Lanark

    William assasinated Willam Heselrig the English Sheriff of Lanark.
  • Sep 11, 1297

    Stirling Bridge

    Defeated an English Army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297
  • Jul 22, 1298

    Battle of Falkirk - the Deciding Factor

    William and his troops were devastated at the Battle of Falkirk. This was a major failing after the Scottish had heralded so many victories and felt a sense of triumph. It resulted in the eventual capture and garotting of William.
  • Aug 23, 1305


    August 23 1305. William was hung, drawn and quartered. He was decapitated and his head was displayed as a sign of English victory over Scotland and its proud rebellious people.