The Wallace Author:Nigel Tranter William Wallace -- a man of violent passions and unquenchable spirit, the natural leader of a proud race. — Scotland at the end of the 13th century was a blood-torn country under the harsh domination of a tyrant usurper, the hated Plantagenet, Edward Longshanks. During the appalling violence of those unsettled days one man rose as leader of the S... more »cots. That man was William Wallace. Motivated first by revenge for his father's slaughter, Wallace then vowed to cleanse his country of the English and set the rightful king, Robert the Bruce, upon the Scottish throne.
Though Wallace was a heroic figure, he was but a man -- and his chosen path led him through grievous danger and personal tragedy before the final outcome...« less