William Wallace led the resistance to the English occupation winning the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297. A year later, Edward I’s army defeated the Scots at Falkirk. Wallace was executed in 1305.
Which northern castles did Andrew Moray recapture from the English in 1297?
Inverness and Banff
Inverness and Dunbar
Dumbarton and Banff
William Wallace began his rebellion in the south-west by killing which person?
The English Sheriff of Lanark
The Scottish Sheriff of Lanark
The English Sheriff of Stirling
Where did the Scottish nobles surrender to the English forces in 1297?
Where did Moray and Wallace meet in 1297?
Where did Moray and Wallace position the Scottish Army before the battle of Stirling Bridge?
In front of Stirling Bridge
On the Abbey Craig
Beside Stirling Castle
The Earl of Surrey had sent some English soldiers home before the Battle of Stirling Bridge. What did this show?
He thought the English were going to lose and wanted to save them
He thought the English would easily beat the Scots
He thought there was not enough room for them on the battlefield
Why did Stirling Bridge cause the English problems?
It was narrow and cavalry could not cross
It was far away from their position beside the castle
It was narrow and soldiers could only cross in small numbers
When did the Scottish Army attack at Stirling?
When a significant number of English had crossed the bridge
When all of the English had crossed the bridge
When the English started crossing the bridge
Why was Wallace the sole Guardian of Scotland at the beginning of 1298?
Andrew Moray betrayed Scotland and joined the English forces
Wallace was the better leader and Moray resigned
Andrew Moray had been wounded and died shortly after the Battle of Stirling Bridge
Why was Wallace forced to fight at Falkirk?
His men had had enough of hiding from the English
He was caught off guard by Edward's army
He did not have enough food or supplies for his army
Which year did the Battle of Falkirk take place?
Which type of soldier was meant to defend the Scottish archers and schiltrons at the Battle of Falkirk?
How were the Scottish cavalry forced from the battlefield at Falkirk?
By the strength of the English archers
By the strength of the English cavalry
By the strength of the English infantry
What did Wallace do after the Battle of Falkirk?
Reform the Scottish Army to attack again
Resign as Guardian of Scotland
Continue to lead Scotland until his death in 1305
When Wallace was captured by the English in 1305, what charge was brought against him?