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Stirling Bridge & Falkirk, 1297-98 : William Wallace's rebellion

Author: Pete Armstrong; Angus McBride
Publisher: Oxford ; Long Island City, NY : Osprey Pub., 2003.
Series: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 117.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The death of the last of the royal house of Canmore triggered a succession crisis in Scotland. Subsequent attempts by King Edward I to undermine Scottish independence sparked open rebellion, led by William Wallace, that culminated in an English defeat at Stirling Bridge. Edward gathered an army, marched north, and at Falkirk he brought Wallace's army to battle. Amid accusations of treachery, Wallace's spearmen were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Wallace, Sir; William Wallace, Sir; William Wallace
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pete Armstrong; Angus McBride
ISBN: 1841765104 9781841765105
OCLC Number: 51068681
Notes: Includes Orders of battle.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Origins of the campaign --
Chronology --
Opposing commanders --
Opposing armies --
The Campaign of 1297 --
The Battle of Stirling Bridge --
The Campaign of 1298 --
The Battle of Falkirk --
Aftermath --
The battlefields today.
Series Title: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 117.
Other Titles: Stirling Bridge and Falkirk, 1297-98
Responsibility: Pete Armstrong ; illustrated by Angus McBride.

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The death of King Alexander III of Scotland and his only direct descendant Margaret, "Maid of Norway", triggered a succession crisis in Scotland. King Edward I of England was asked to arbitrate. This  Read more...
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