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‘Not Servile and Conquered, but Free and Independent’: Commemorating William Wallace and Robert the Bruce

James J. Coleman

in Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Commemoration, Nationality and Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748676903
eISBN:
9781474405966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676903.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

William Wallace is one of Scotland’s most enduring national heroes. Since the 1470s and the first appearance of Blind Harry’s epic poem, The Actes and Deidis of the Illustre and Vallyeant Campioun ... More


Experiments in Guardianship

G.W.S. Barrow

in Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the work of William Wallace and Andrew Murray (d. 1297) as Guardians of Scotland 1297-8. Starting with an examination of the titles they used, and noting that John Balliol, by ... More


Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

G W S Barrow

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The death of the Scottish king Alexander III on 18 March 1286 plunged his kingdom into uncertainty, as the Scots faced first the prospect of a small child as queen and then, on her death, competing ... More


Two Kinds of War

G.W.S. Barrow

in Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Edward's response to these developments was to besiege and sack Berwick in the spring of 1296, defeat the Scottish army at Dunbar and lead his invasion force as far north as Elgin, removing ... More


Defeat

G.W.S. Barrow

in Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the terms of the peace negotiated between Edward I and the Scots in 1304-5, finalised by the Ordinance of September 1305. Edward ensured the restoration of lands to Scottish ... More


‘The Highest Position in the Civilised World’: Commemorating John Knox and the Second Reformation

James J. Coleman

in Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Commemoration, Nationality and Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748676903
eISBN:
9781474405966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676903.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The providential-unionist interpretation of the legacy of William Wallace and Robert Bruce might seem unusual in the early twenty-first century, yet few would argue that these patriot heroes are ... More


Introduction: The Valley Cemetery

James J. Coleman

in Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Commemoration, Nationality and Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748676903
eISBN:
9781474405966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676903.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The purpose of this book is to consider what these monuments meant to those who raised them, and what they signified to the wider Scottish nation at that time. The Presbyterian statues in the Valley ... More


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