This is intended to enhance one’s enjoyment of the film and not berate it and its makers.
: I am not a historian and have never claimed to be.
A multiple Oscar winner, an awe-inspiring cinematic portrayal of Scottish freedom fighter William Wallace and his greatest accomplishments.
It’s also an extremely historically inaccurate film, but that doesn’t devalue it as a cinematic achievement.
He was well versed in rebellions having participated in quite a few whilst waiting to become monarch himself.
He was also a courageous participant in the Crusades, after which he was crowned at Westminster Abbey in 1274.
She suffered greatly under the new feudal law that allowed landowners to force young women into sex.
She fought off two attempted rapes before being arrested and publicly executed to punish her for refusing to comply with feudal law, and also to warn other young women not to act in the same way.
He was betrayed by Robert, who invited him to a meeting in Edinburgh, only to capture him and hand him over to the English.
He was tried by a magistrate and found guilty of high treason, the punishment for which was public torture and execution.