The Battle of Sterling Bridge: The Greatest Battle of William Wallace by Nathaniel Reynolds.
This was William Wallace’s speech before the Battle of Sterling Bridge “I am William Wallace. And I see a whole army of my countrymen, here in defiance of tyranny! You have come to fight as free men. And free men you are! What will you do without freedom? Will you fight?” “Two thousand against ten?” The veteran shouted. “No! We will run – and live!” “Yes!” Wallace shouted back. “Fight and you may die. Run and you will live at least awhile. And dying in your bed many years from now, would you be willing to trade all the days from this day to that for one chance, just one chance, to come back here as young men and tell our enemies that they may take our lives but they will never take our freedom!” That was William Wallace’s speech to motivate the soldiers before the battle of sterling bridge. Sterling bridge was one of William Wallace’s greatest battles. If he were not there then many of his men would have run away. he won a victorious battle even though he was outnumbered. He was fighting with his little army against three English armies. After the battle he was called Guardian O Scotland. His main weapon was the 5-8 foot claymore. This blade can destroy 3 human skulls at a time. During the battle many men died many were slightly wounded. They had won the battle. One of the English men had escaped and was very powerful. He died months later due to his injuries in November The life of William Wallace. William Wallace was born around 1270 and was a great warrior he was a leader of an army. He was a leader in the Scottish wars of independence. His most victorious battle was the battle of Sterling Bridge. How he died: Death he died on the 23 of august. Cause of death: He was hanged,
William Wallace’s main weapon of war, the deadly and dangerous claymore.
Drawn and quartered. Year of death: 1307 A.D William Wallace was a great hero in Scottish history because he was a leader in the Scottish wars of independence. If he were not there many scots would probably have worse lives because he freed the scots from the English and Scotland would be a part of England.