Scottish leader, William Wallace, is executed

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Historical Context Note

This was part of England's attempt to subjugate Scotland. It was followed by Robert Bruce's concerted effort to overthrow English rule in Scotland.

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Editors. "Scottish leader, William Wallace, is executed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=9350, accessed 31 July 2014.]