Go to this site providing a short biography of william wallace - braveheart he was believed to be the son of sir malcolm wallace, laird of elderslie and. Wallace, william (1272-1305) wallace, sir william malcolm wallace towards the end of the thirteenth century held the five-pound land of elderslie. Son of sir malcolm wallace, laird of elderslie and margaret crawford husband of elizabeth lindsay and mary almour father of john wallace, 6th of riccarton, 1st of craigie thomas wallace of craigie and riccarton adam wallace, laird of elderslie and auchinbothie and sir richard wallace, kt. Father - his father is generally taken to be sir malcolm wallace of elderslie in paisley he was a descendant of a richard wallace, or le waleis the welshman.
Dr malcolm wallace is a scientist who arrived in terra nova on the fifth pilgrimage (before the shannon family) he is the chief science officer in the colony not much is known about malcolm's family background. Braveheart connections to: baillie, sinclair, baliol, ruthven, gray, seton, baliol, montgomery-saint germain. Sir william wallace blind harry's assertion that william was the son of sir malcolm of elderslie has given rise to a tradition that william's birthplace was at. Sir william wallace of ellerslie is one of history's greatest heroes, but also one of its greatest enigmas - a shadowy figure whose edges have been blurred by myth and legend.
Was in for severe penalties, and when sir ranald noticed that sir malcolm wallace's name was not on the list, and realizing that retribution from the english garrisons that now governed ayr and irvine, was about to descend on malcolm, he took his daughter. His father was sir malcolm wallace, laird of elderslie and auchinbothie, a small landowner and little-known scottish knight [note: in 1999 the seal of sir wallace was translated from the archaic latin. Other titles by the same author: burns: a biography of robert burns the land held by his father sir malcolm wallace, who was styled of auchenbothie and ellerslie. Biography richard wallace sir laird of riccarton birth: clackmannan abt 1249 in riccarton, east ayrshire, scotland father: adam wallace laird of riccarton b: abt 1226 in riccarton, east ayrshire, scotland. Genealogy help i need information on james wallace he was born in kilmarnock, ayrshire, scotland in about 1660 father: sir malcolm wallace birth.
William wallace, braveheart - the true story updated on october 19, 2015 legend has it that sir malcolm wallace died bravely, having fought tenaciously, and it. William wallace - wikipedia, the free encyclopedia william wallace from wikipedia, the free encyclopedia for other people named william wallace sir william. An edition of blind harry's wallace, in which harry states that wallace was the son of malcolm wallace, yet the letter wallace wrote to the hanseatic league after. Sir malcolm 1st lord of elderslie wallace was born on april 9, 1249 in paisley, renfrewshire, scotland, son of adam wallace and euphemia eupheme stewart fitzwalter.
Sir william wallace (c 1270 - 1305) was - and is - a scottish national icon of the highest order born as the landless younger son of a minor nobleman (sir malcolm wallace), his startling rise to become a military and historical legend, an exemplary patriot, and a national hero is an embodiment of the underdog narrative that many people. Scotland's national hero, william wallace, was born c 1270, the second of three sons of sir malcolm wallace of elderslie, renfrewshire in 1297, william wallace led an uprising against the english which spread throughout south and central scotland. Sir william wallace was born in the 1270's probably near paisley, renfrew, scotland his father, sir malcolm wallace was a small landowner in renfrew sir william wallace was malcolm's second son and wasshow more content. Wallace was the inspiration for the poem the acts and deeds of sir william wallace, knight of elderslie, by the 15th-century minstrel, blind harry and this poem was to some extent the basis of randall wallace's screenplay for the 1995 film braveheart.
William wallace was the second of three sons of sir malcolm wallace william was born in january 1272 in elderslie, scotland sir malcolm even though he had the rank of knight had very little power politically and nobility wise in scotland, he owned a little bit of land and resided there peacefully. In 1270, william wallace was born in elderslie, in ayrshire, scotland his father was sir malcolm wallace, laird of elderslie and auchinbothie, a small landowner and little known scottish knight his mother, margaret of crawford was the daughter of sir hugh crawford. His father, sir malcolm wallace, was a small landowner in renfrew sporadic resistance had already occurred when, in may , wallace and a band of some 30 men burned lanark and killed its english sheriff. In the latter months of 1291, an english knight called fenwick murdered sir malcolm wallace at loudoun hill, because of his unwillingness to yield to king edward i's authority this preceded william wallace's rebellion against edward i and his cronies, and certainly added to william's ill-feelings toward the english.