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Wallace, Bruce and the Wars of Independence

The battle of Bannockburn, of course, was the key turning point in Scotland’s long struggle to preserve its independence from the clutches of successive English kings.

The Battle of Bannockburn tells you the story – from the death of Edward I to Scotland finally being recognised as an independent nation.

And in the meantime you’ll be dropped into the midst of the battle itself! Will you and your men survive to tell the tale?

 

 

Edward II of England and Robert Bruce, King of Scots
Edward Bruce, King Robert’s warrior brother
Sir Marmaduke de Tweng – an experienced English knight who fought at Stirling Bridge and Bannockburn
Isabella of France, treacherous wife of King Edward II

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Robert Bruce

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Edward II

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Marmaduke Tweng

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