Definition of Wallace, Sir William in English:

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Wallace, Sir William

Pronunciation: /ˈwɒlɪs/
(Circa 1270–1305), Scottish national hero. He was a leader of Scottish resistance to Edward I, defeating the English army at Stirling in 1297. After Edward’s second invasion of Scotland in 1298 Wallace was defeated and subsequently executed.

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