Died: 23 August 1305
William Wallace and Andrew De Moray leaders of the Scottish revolt in the South and North joined forces and defeated the English army led by Surrey at Stirling. The Scots caught the English forces as they crossed a bridge across the Forth.
Edward's army defeated Wallace. The battle is dominated by the English and Welsh longbows.
William Wallace had returned to Scotland from France where he had been in exile and so Edward took an army into Scotland.
Wareham, William (Archbishop of Canterbury)
William Wareham was elected to the post of Archbishop of Canterbury by Pope Julius II.
William (II, King of Sicily)
Joan, the daughter of Henry II, King of England, travelled to Sicily to marry William II the King of Sicily.
In the city of Palermo, on the island of Sicily, Joan, the daughter of King Henry II married William II, the king of Sicily.
William (of Warenne, Earl of Surrey)
Wulfstan, (Archbishop of York 1002-23)
Explore the White Tower
Explore all four floors of the White Tower at the Tower of London using the Unity 3d game engine.
A Medieval Mystery
There appear to be some strange connections between the fourteenth century Old Wardour Castle and ancient stone circle Stonehenge.
Old Wardour Castle appears to be aligned to ancient sites in the Stonehenge landscape.
Stonehenge is aligned to the Summer Solstice. Old Wardour has a very similar alignment.
Could the builders of Old Wardour used mesaurements from Stonehenge to layout the geometrical keep?