Presentation on theme: "Background Second son of Sir Malcolm Wallace Sir Malcolm Wallace was a knight and owned a certain amount of land The second son was expected to follow."— Presentation transcript:
Background Second son of Sir Malcolm Wallace Sir Malcolm Wallace was a knight and owned a certain amount of land The second son was expected to follow the education of the church - the eldest son inherited the lands and title Spent time living with an uncle who was a priest Well educated by the church
ITEM 1: Earliest known picture from around 1640 by Scottish artist George Jameson. ITEM 2: Many sources say he was from Ellerslie in Ayrshire ITEM 3: Was he really 7ft tall? ITEM 4: What did he look like?
Braveheart: Fact or Fiction? 1.Who killed Hazelrigg? 2.What happened when Wallace was fishing? 3.What do we know about his appearance? 4.Where was Wallace from? 5.Who taught Wallace? 6.Who did Wallace marry? 7.Who did Wallace join forces with? 8.What happened in 1297?
Why was Wallace an outlaw by 1297? CHALLENGE!! With a partner, break the puzzle to discover the FIVE main reasons why Wallace was an outlaw. Prize to first pair finished
Why was Wallace an outlaw by 1297? Fought English soldiers at Lanark. Led a group of rebel Scottish men who attacked Edward’s men. Killed Hazelrigg; the English Sherriff who killed his wife. He had not signed the Ragman Roll so not loyal to Edward. Attacked Edward’s Chief Judge Sir William Ormsby.
A public robber called William Wallace, a vagrant* fugitive, called all the exiles to him and made himself almost their prince; they grew to be numerous. Robert Bruce the younger swore that he would faithfully help our King and his men against the Scots and all his enemies as far as his abilities would stretch. Source A is written by Walter Guisborough, an English chronicler writing in 1297. Assess the usefulness of Source A as evidence of the character of William Wallace. (5)