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King Edward I, the Toom Tabard and the Ragman Rolls
King Edward I, the Toom Tabard and the Ragman Rolls

Duration: 06:17

In 1291 King Edward I invaded Scotland, dethroned King John and forced the submission of the Scottish nobles.

 
Robert the Bruce - early failures
Robert the Bruce - early failures

Duration: 03:55

Robert the Bruce's forces were slaughtered at Methven. His wife, daughter and sisters were captured soon afterwards and handed over to Edward I. His brother was executed.

 
Robert the Bruce - King of Scotland
Robert the Bruce - King of Scotland

Duration: 04:52

John Comyn and Robert Bruce meet at Greyfriars church in Dumfries. The Bruce, as the only claimant to the throne, is absolved by Bishop Wishart and crowned the new King of Scotland.

 
The Battle of Falkirk
The Battle of Falkirk

Duration: 02:11

William Wallace's men suffer a bloody defeat at the Battle of Falkirk.

 
The Battle of Stirling Bridge
The Battle of Stirling Bridge

Duration: 03:42

William Wallace's small and outnumbered Scottish army defeated English forces at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.

 
The Bruce's eventual victory
The Bruce's eventual victory

Duration: 03:23

Scotland attains the independence of the Scottish crown.

 
The Bruce: victories and illness
The Bruce: victories and illness

Duration: 03:53

At the height of Robert Bruce's campaign against the Comyns, he falls ill and all momentum is lost.

 
The death and legacy of William Wallace
The death and legacy of William Wallace

Although executed by Edward I, William Wallace remains a potent image of a free Scotland.

 
The Scottish succession crisis
The Scottish succession crisis

Duration: 03:07

The Scottish succession crisis following the deaths of Alexander III and Margaret the Maid of Norway.

 
The Scottish Succession Crisis
The Scottish Succession Crisis

Duration: 03:56

King Edward I of England decides the future of the Scottish crown at Norham.

 
William Wallace
William Wallace

Duration: 02:28

William Wallace leads an army against King Edward of England.

 

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