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Mel Gibson’s William Wallace is famous for giving a stirring speech. Before the battle of Stirling
Bridge, he gives this somewhat famous speech in which he tells them that they are fighting for freedom, although he never explains what freedom means, except that it can’t be taken away. 913 more words
With Scotland voting next month on whether to claim independence from the rest of the United Kingdom, polls suggest that the unionist No voters hold the majority. 699 more words
In 1698 a group of Scottish businessmen established a colony in Central America, on the Isthmus of Panama. The ‘Darien Project’, named after its location on the Gulf of Darien, turned out to be a disaster – fatally so, for most of the men and women who went out there between 1698 and 1700, but a financial disaster back in Scotland as well. 898 more words
Prime Minister Tony Abbott yesterday issued a $500,000 reward for any information leading to the capture of Scottish folk hero William Wallace.
The puzzling announcement arrived on the back of recent comments the PM made that were highly critical of Scotland’s bid for independence. 252 more words