R | | Biography, Drama, History
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.
Screenwriter Randall Wallace had been visiting Edinburgh in 1983 to learn about his heritage when he came across a statue of William Wallace outside Edinburgh Castle; he had never heard of the 14th-century figure who shared his name but was intrigued enough by the... ...
I shall tell you of William Wallace. Historians from England will say I am a liar, but history is written by those who have hanged heroes. The king of Scotland had died without a son, and the king of England, a cruel pagan known as Edward the ...
Malcolm Wallace: I ...
Wallace is asked to kiss the royal ensign, during his torture, but this is a rose. Edward 1 was a Plantagenet king who used the Fleur de Lys as their emblem. It was not until the Tudors, nearly 200 years later that the rose was used as a royal ensign.
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English, French, Latin, Scottish Gaelic
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