Stirling Bridge and Falkirk 1297 98: William Wallace S Rebellion (Paperback)

William Wallace S Rebellion

By Peter Armstrong, Angus McBride (Illustrator)

Osprey Publishing (UK), 9781841765105, 96pp.

Publication Date: February 19, 2003

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Description

The death of King Alexander III of Scotland in 1290, leaving no legitimate heir, paved the way for Edward I of England's invasion of Scotland. This well-illustrated guide outlines the events of the rebellion that ensued, the defeat of the Englidh by William Wallace at Stirling Bridge in 1297, followed a year later by the overwhelming defeat of the Scots at Falkirk. With lots of maps, reconstruction drawings, photos and illustrations, Pete Armstrong examines the events of the battles themselves, the wider campaigns of the English and Scots, the nature of the armies and their commanders, the aftermath of the battles and how the battlefields appear to the modern visitor.


About the Author

PETER ARMSTRONG went to Keswick School after which he travelled widely before taking a degree in Fine Art at Maidstone College of Art. He was an art teacher for several years but escaped and is now among other things the sculptor behind Border Miniatures, specialising in producing military miniatures from the medieval period. In the course of his model making, Pete's previous publications include Campaign 102 Bannockburn 1314 - Robert Bruce's great victory.
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