Sir William Wallace

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sir William Wallace Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I; in 1297 he gained control of Scotland briefly until Edward invaded Scotland again and defeated Wallace and subsequently executed him (1270-1305)
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Usage

In literature:

There is Roland, Sir William Wallace, and Hereward the Wake; Ivanhoe, the Black Knight, and bold Robin Hood.
"My Lady Caprice" by Jeffrey Farnol
Sir William Wallace kept the country in a turmoil for many years, being joined by all the common people.
"Saint George for England" by G. A. Henty
It was led by Sir William Wallace, a knight who was almost a giant in size.
"Famous Men of the Middle Ages" by John H. Haaren
Sir William Wallace alone was by name specially exempted from the surrender.
"In Freedom's Cause" by G. A. Henty
Sir William Wallace was governor of it in the old war with the English, and his Grace is governor just now.
"The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Volume 2, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Sir William Wallace was governor of it in the old war with the English, and his Grace is governor just now.
"The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Why, man, you have been a hero?a perfect Sir William Wallace, by all accounts.
"The Antiquary, Volume 1" by Sir Walter Scott
What wad Sir William Wallace, or auld Davie Lindsay, hae said to the Union, or them that made it?
"Rob Roy, Volume 2., Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
What wad Sir William Wallace, or auld Davie Lindsay, hae said to the Union, or them that made it?
"Rob Roy, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
GRAHAM, SIR JOHN, companion of Sir William Wallace, who fell at the battle of Falkirk.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
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