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A lot of heritage relies on victories and defeats in conflict. study the strategies and techniques that formed the world’s most vital campaigns via certain conflict maps, diagrams and poignant photographs. during this new version, comprehend what elements contributed to the results and discover how such occasions have formed the identification of societies around the globe.

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De Cressingham ruled this out, though. He was worried that it would take too long to move the soldiers again and that this would incur extra costs for the English king. There was no persuading him otherwise. SPEARMAN KEY UNIT With the majority of the Scots nobles under lock and key in England, Wallace’s army was made up of men from lower society, but they were strong and willing. Strengths Although seen as peasant amateur fighters, they nevertheless fought well as a unit thanks to the army’s tactics.

The two cavalry brigades, one of which was led by Sir Robert Keith and the other by Lord James Douglas, guarded the column’s flanks. 08 Go away, Edward! King Edward and his retainers arrive at Stirling Castle late on the morning of 24 June requesting admittance. Castellan Philip Mowbray refuses to admit him, stating that the castle is in imminent danger of falling to the victorious Scots. 06 Small folk join advance When it is evident to the Scottish “small folk” guarding the army’s baggage that the spearmen are winning the battle, they rush behind the army shouting “kill them!

Charge until an ideal wooden bridge close by. These actions eventually number of the English The Earl of Surrey was not led the son of a county knight had crossed” convinced. Stirling Bridge would to become the figurehead of a only allow men to cross in small nation’s battle for independence, numbers and it was wide enough waiting with his army on a hill in for just two horses walking side-bythe cold Scottish autumn of 1297 for side. Once they made it across this bridge battle. Full of ambition and bristling with built-up hate, his forces were boosted when Andrew they would then be in boggy conditions with the Scots on high ground.

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