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Professor Ted Cowan examines the historical evidence for the Battle of Stirling Bridge. He discusses the conflicting accounts of who cut the bridge and the little evidence that actually exists for this battle.
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26 September 2008

Classroom Ideas

This could prompt a discussion on the usefulness and reliability of evidence. Is some evidence biased? Children could gather information from this clip and then make comparisons with other sources of information.