On This Day: August 5th

On August 5th 1305 William Wallace, who led the Scottish resistance against England, was captured by English forces near Glasgow. He was transported to London and sentenced to execution for high treason and crimes against English civilians by King Edward I of England, he was hung, drawn and quartered by the English. 

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