The Battle of Stirling Bridge was a battle of the First War of Scottish Independence. On 11 September 1297, the forces of Andrew Moray and William Wallace defeated the combined English forces of John de Warenne, 6th Earl of Surrey, and Hugh de Cressingham near Stirling, on the River Forth. A very interesting battle from the point of tactics. Credit for this lovely image to Neil Howard.
A national landmark – a national hero. Stirling’s renowned landmark, commemorating the life of Sir William Wallace and overlooking the scene of his greatest victory, at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, in 1297. Inside the Monument you can visit the Hall of Arms to learn the story of how the Battle of Stirling …
Wallace Monument is a 67-metre (220 ft) sandstone tower, built in the Victorian Gothic style. It stands on the Abbey Craig, a volcanic crag above Cambuskenneth Abbey, from which Wallace was said to have watched the gathering of the army of King Edward I of England, just before the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
William Wallace Monument, Stirling, Scotland - Sir William Wallace was a Scottish knight who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence. Along with Andrew Moray, Wallace defeated an English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in September 1297 and was the subject of literary works by Sir Walter Scott, Jane Porter, and of the Academy Award-winning film Braveheart (1995).
William Wallace statue/Sir William Wallace (Medieval Gaelic: Uilliam Uallas; modern Scottish Gaelic: Uilleam Uallas; Norman French: William le Waleys; died 23 August 1305) was a Scottish landowner who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence. Along with Andrew Moray, Wallace defeated an English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297~ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wallace
William Wallace - On 11 September 1297, an army jointly led by Wallace and Andrew Moray won the Battle of Stirling Bridge. Vastly outnumbered, the Scottish army routed the English army. Moray and Wallace assumed the Guardians of the Kingdom of Scotland on behalf of King John Balliol. Moray died of wounds suffered on the battlefield sometime in late 1297.