August 23, 1305 CE – Scottish Hero William Wallace is Executed in London

August 23, 1305 CE – Scottish Hero William Wallace is Executed in LondonRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons For the better part of a decade, the English sought a near-mythical warrior from Scotland responsible for the deaths of countless administrators and soldiers. After finally capturing William Wallace, the Crown ensured he suffered a gruesome death on August 23, 1305. Known just as much for his brilliant tactics as his brute strength and relentless pursuit of a free Scotland, Wallace has been a popular figure in legend and fiction ever since. Very little is known of the man in his early days. Wallace likely had two older brothers and clearly […]