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William Wallace, a Scot, was born a commoner, yet went on to challenge the will of the English King. In 1296, the Scots rebelled against Edward Plantagenet, know as Edward the Longshanks, when he tried to make Scotland a part of the English crown. He quickly subdued the nobles at the Battle of Dunbar, but within months rebellion once against broke out, this time lead by a commoner, William Wallace. Wallace suffered loss of his father at the hands of the English, and later loses the woman he loves due to an English Sheriff. Taking to the woods of Scotland, he raises an army that actually defeats the English army at the Battle of Sterling. From that point on, William Wallace was the King's Enemy. Edward would not stop until he was brought to trial and put to death.
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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   king/queen/emperor Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   ancient times

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion    -   fort/military installation Century:    -   distant past

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   angry If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult How much dialogue in bio?    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   26-50% of book

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