William Wallace

Standard Name: Wallace, William,, d. 1305


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Education Jane Porter
Their mother, when she was widowed, moved her family to Edinburgh in 1780, partly for the sake of the future advantage of a good education at a moderate expense. In Scotland, wrote JP later, a...
Family and Intimate relationships Doreen Wallace
DW was proud of her forebears, who included not only the Scottish national hero William Wallace but also Frances Dunlop (friend of Robert Burns and patron of the labouring-class poet Janet Little
Shepherd, June. Doreen Wallace, 1897-1989: Writer and Social Campaigner. Edwin Mellen Press.
Family and Intimate relationships Eglinton Wallace
The Annual Register reported the wedding as on 14 August 1772.
The Annual Register.
With the baronetcy the new Sir Thomas Wallace inherited the estate of Craigie in Ayrshire, with an ancient, magnificent, ruined castle, a...
Family and Intimate relationships Jane Welsh Carlyle
JWC 's mother, Grace Welsh , had the same birth and married names; yet she was no relation of her husband. Her family considered themselves descendants of the Scots national hero William Wallace .
Miles, Alfred H., editor. The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century. AMS Press.
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Intertextuality and Influence Margaret Holford
Margaret Holford the younger scored her greatest success with her anonymous: Wallace , or, The Fight of Falkirk, a historical verse romance inspired by Walter Scott 's Marmion, 1808.
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.
Literary Setting Jane Porter
JP 's original introduction (to which she later added further memories of colourful Scots characters from her childhood in Edinburgh) mentions exhaustive consultation of historians, and makes no direct allusion to the verse romance...
Publishing Felicia Hemans
FH 's poem The Meeting of Wallace and Bruce on the Banks of the Carron, which won a prize of £50, appeared in Blackwood's. It was later printed separately as Wallace's Invocation to Bruce, A Poem.
Hughes, Harriet Browne Owen, and Felicia Hemans. “Memoir of Mrs. Hemans”. The Works of Mrs. Hemans, W. Blackwood, pp. 1-315.
British Library Catalogue. http://explore.bl.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?dscnt=0&tab=local_tab&dstmp=1489778087340&vid=BLVU1&mode=Basic&fromLo.
Publishing Eglinton Wallace
EW dated the postscript to her Letter from Lady W-ll-ce, to Captain —, of which a second edition appeared later the same year as Letter from Lady Wallace, to Capt. William Wallace aid de...
Textual Production Jane Porter
JP scored another great success with a new historical novel, The Scottish Chiefs, which features particularly the thirteenth-century patriot William Wallace .
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
2: 329
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Textual Production Eglinton Wallace
EW later said that she actually wrote this text of advice on both moral conduct and public affairs during the year 1791. Whereas the second edition, published by June, was put out by Debrett (a...
Textual Production Grace Aguilar
Fifty years after her death, Routledge printed two early Tales from British History by Grace Aguilar : Macintosh, the Highland Chief, a Tale of the Civil War, and Edmund , the Exiled Prince, and...
Textual Production Grace Aguilar
By 1833 she had also finished the two books which were eventually published in 1908 as Tales from British History, individually titled Macintosh, the Highland Chief, a Tale of the Civil War, and...
Textual Production Joanna Baillie
After JB 's visit to Scotland, she published Metrical Legends of Exalted Characters, which included poems on William Wallace and the woman she calls Lady Griseld Baillie .
Baillie, Joanna. The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie. Editor Slagle, Judith Bailey, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.
1: 168
Dowd, Maureen A. “’By the Delicate Hand of a Female’: Melodramatic Mania and Joanna Baillie’s Spectacular Tragedies”. European Romantic Review, Vol.
, No. 4, pp. 469-00.
Quarterly Review. J. Murray.
24 (1821): 572
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Florence Dixie
The poems represent several distinct genres: heroic historical poems, like The Death of Robespierre, a tale of Nigel Bruce (brother of Robert the Bruce ), and a death-song for another Scots hero, Wallace ...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Ellen Johnston
There is considerable tension in EJ 's social vision, in part because she lacked literary models in which a feminist and proletarian stance might be articulated. Thus while some poems represent the factory as a...


22 July 1298: The English-Welsh army of Edward I, having...

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22 July 1298

The English-Welsh army of Edward I , having been lured dangerously deep into an already devastated Scottish countryside offering no sustenance, attacked the Scots under William Wallace at Falkirk.

11 September 1298: William Wallace, fighter for the independence...

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11 September 1298

William Wallace , fighter for the independence from England of Scotland (invaded in 1296 by Edward I ), won the victory of Stirling Bridge on the edge of Stirling, the narrow wooden structure giving...

1838: Miss Gordon in A Guide to the Genealogical...

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Miss Gordon in A Guide to the Genealogical Chart of English and Scottish History, published this year, set out to prove Queen Victoria 's Scottish ancestry.

25 February 1914: Ethel Moorhead, a Dundee suffragist renowned...

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25 February 1914

Ethel Moorhead , a Dundee suffragist renowned for daring acts of militancy, was released from Calton Gaol in Edinburgh after forcible feeding (the first of suffragists in Scotland) gave her double pneumonia.


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