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1,733 words... re, was the English commander and he regarded Scotland as a whole nation not to be associated with in any way 25. The day before the battle he outlined his plan. Warenne ordered the English army across the Stirling bridge over the river Forth and onto a piece of land that was surrounded on three sides by water. Soldiers fighting for the English king would then conduct a full frontal assault on the Scots who held the high ground 26. The Earl of Surrey was so confident of the superiority of hi...
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496 wordsThe Tale of a Martyr The majestic Scottish countryside is a truly beautiful setting for an inspiring movie. Braveheart is a great epic about courage, betrayal, bravery, and most of all, freedom. Many epic films have a great, almost unattainable quest. This epic, much like Braveheart's predecessors, has a purpose. Scotland's quest for freedom from the tyranny of England's rule had been a dream that the main character, William Wallace, made a reality for his countrymen. This breath-taking movie pe...
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1,059 wordsin January of 1272 and died Aug. 23 1305. William Wallace led his people in battles to defeat the English. He was the second of three son's. Was born and raised in a town called Elerslie. His Father Malcolm Wallace owned a certain amount of land under his title (a knight) and lived a relatively peaceful life. Wallace stood at 6 foot 7 inches. Which was a giant in the 13 th Century. He had incredible strength. He was very well educated by a monk and was to be one himself someday because tradition...
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1,491 wordsWilliam Wallace was born in a little town called Elerslie, in Scotland, around January 1272. "He was the second of three sons to Sir Malcolm Wallace" (Waters). His mother taught him his basic education, until he was six to seven years of age (Chung). At this time and age, the second male son of a family was obligated, by tradition, to obtain education by a clergy member of a monastery, and eventually become a clergy member himself. It is unknown, by historians, how William averted this tradition...
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1,574 wordsThe movie I chose for my sociological movie review was Braveheart. Staring in this movie was Mel Gibson (William Wallace), Patrick McGoohan (King Edward Longshanks), Catherine McCormack (Murron) Sophie Marceau (Princess Isabella) and many more. I chose this movie because it is, hands down, the best movie of all time. It had a lot of good war, love and inspirational scenes to occupy any mind for the full three hours. Braveheart relates to sociology because it talks of social class, right and wron...
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214 wordsBraveheart The movie Braveheart is based on the control of England over Scotland. England in that time was ruled by Longshanks who made it a very powerful country because the government very rich. The English would go around and kill harmless Scots and by mistake they killed William Wallace's girlfriend. After this happened William Wallace wanted freedom. He was sick of being controlled by Scotland. So William Wallace got an army together of Scottish nobles and started to take over England. The ...
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261 wordsI have just recently watched the film 1995 film Braveheart directed by and starring Mel Gibson. The main thing that I noticed about the film was not the art or architecture, but the lack there of. In ancient Roman times, there was some kind of Roman architecture almost everywhere. Everywhere you looked, you could see some sort of statue or temple. However, in the film Braveheart there are hardly any great works of architecture and literally no sculpture. This just goes to show how the arts went ...
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1,075 wordsHave Braveheart Evaluation Essay Braveheart Have you ever been at Blockbuster and can t find that perfect action flick that you re looking for? Look no further than the B section of the alphabet and there you will find the historical epic of William Wallace. Braveheart is a movie based on the true story of William Wallace (played by Mel Gibson), a famous Scottish commoner who leads his people in rebellion against the English during the late 1200 s. The movie follows the events of Wallace s life ...
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930 wordsBraveheart film review Mel Gibson has reached an acting pinnacle, at least so far, with Braveheart. It is an epic movie that is loosely based on historic events in Scotland. All the performances were great and the cinematography was superb. The film covers the life of William Wallace from the time he is a small boy, when his Father dies, to his own death. The movie is set mostly in 13 th Century Scotland, the storys backdrop is William Wallace's struggle against the unjust rule of the English Ki...
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214 wordsA Descriptive Essay On William Wallace A man of low status and called by some an outlaw or bandit, it may have been that Wallace was being used by more powerful Scottish politicians as a cover for their rebellion so they would not break their feudal vows to the king of England. Wallace captured many English fortresses north of the Forth River. In the Battle of Stirling he severely defeated English forces attempting to cross the Forth. He was then elected to the office of guardian of the kingdom....
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Vincent Freeman Was Born World Where People Society
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