William Wallace 'wanted to be King of Scotland'





Historians have uncovered evidence that the English believed William Wallace wanted to be King of Scotland.

Accounts of King Edward I's Exchequer for 1304-1305, describe the Scots patriot as someone who "falsely sought to call himself King of Scotland".

Researchers described his find as "startling" but urged caution, saying the English may have misinterpreted Wallace's role as Guardian of Scotland.

Wallace was hung, drawn and quartered in 1305 for high treason.... 



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