This week – 11 September 1297

The Scots, led by Andrew Murray and William Wallace, defeat the English under the command of John de Warenne, earl of Surrey, and Hugh de Cressingham at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. Andrew Murray was mortally wounded in battle and died later that year. Hugh de Cressingham was famously killed and flayed to make a belt for Wallace’s sword. Read more about Wallace’s leadership in the September Feature of the Month.

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One Response to This week – 11 September 1297

  1. Jenny says:

    very interesting information

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