First War of Scottish Independence

Guardian of Scotland
Wallace appointed Guardian of the Kingdom of Scotland ©Image Attribution forthcoming. Image belongs to the respective owner(s).
1298 Mar 1

Guardian of Scotland

Scotland, UK

In March 1298, Wallace was knighted, reputedly by one of the leading nobles of Scotland, and was appointed Guardian of the Kingdom of Scotland in the name of the exiled King John Balliol. He began preparations for a confrontation with Edward.


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