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Category: Scotland

Robert the Bruce, leader of Scottish forces at the Battle of Bannockburn (Credit: Getty Images)

Scotland Fights Its Way to Freedom, 700 Years Ago

Ragtag Scottish forces routed a large English army 700 years ago today at the Battle of Bannockburn, paving the way for the kingdom’s independence.

William Wallace Letter

700-Year-Old William Wallace Letter Finally Reaches Scotland

A note of recommendation issued by King Philip IV of France and possibly carried by William Wallace will go on display this August at the Scottish Parliament.

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William Wallace: The Real Robin Hood?

Was Scottish knight William Wallace of “Braveheart” fame the inspiration behind the legend of Robin Hood?