Sir William Wallace

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Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I


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A WHITE supremacist who inspired Oklahoma bomber Timothy McVeigh is using Braveheart William Wallace in a chilling bid to recruit vulnerable young Scots.
It is recorded that he was William Wallace of Ellerslie, the second son of a small landowner, Sir Malcolm Wallace.
Washington, Mar 13 ( ANI ): Mel Gibson's 'Braveheart' hero William Wallace is set to be on TV screens as part of a major biopic series.
THE latest DVLA Personalised Registrations sale has come up with 21st-century recognition for famous Scot Sir William Wallace, by putting a WA11 ACE plate up for grabs with a reserve of pounds 2,000.
x McLeish could say to his team orrow's do-or-die clash with Spurs o William Wallace at the Braveheart).
Wallace of Canton, Frances Ducey of Hingham, Louise Morrissey of Needham and the late William Wallace and Jayne Doulos.
THE only existing document issued by Scots hero William Wallace should be returned to Scotland, according to a politician.
Smeaton, from Erskine, Renfrewshire, said: "I was thrilled to be asked to play William Wallace.
William Wallace, head of the Army Training and Doctrine Command.
Brook Taylor, A Camera on the Banks: Frederick William Wallace and the Fisherman of Nova Scotia presents the rare black-and-white photographs of Nova Scotia's fishing schooners, as taken by photojournalist Frederick William Wallace between 1911 and 1916, during the close of the age of unassisted sail.
William Wallace, who was threatened with dismissal for his trouble.
A reprint from 2003, this book recounts for the general reader the rebellion of William Wallace in 1297 and 1298 against King Edward I, who opposed Scottish independence.
I would like to take the opportunity to put a dent in their Braveheart illusions: William Wallace, often portrayed as a romantic Robin Hood-type hero, was in fact one of the most ruthless figures in medieval times.
The film, staring Mel Gibson as William Wallace, was voted number one by 4,500 film fans in a Blockbuster poll to coincide with Euro 2004.
During our first trip to Scotland, my wife Lisa and I also found ourselves on the whisky trail, lost in the legends of such heroes as Rob Roy and Sir William Wallace (glorified in Braveheart), exploring such castles as Eileen Donan with the jagged Cuillin Mountains on the Isle of Skye in the distance, and celebrating the summer solstice under the Standing Stones of Calanais on the outer Hebrides Islands.