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5 More William Wallace Myths From Mel Gibson’s Braveheart

Films have become the most pervading teaching tool in modern culture, and this is often frustrating for anyone engaged in serious historical study. As I’ve mentioned previously, such is the case with the 1995 action film Braveheart. Based on the true life story of Scottish hero William Wallace, the film has taught modern generations about Scotland’s forgotten revolutionary as filtered through Hollywood’s inaccurate and very ...

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4 Things You Didn’t Know About William Wallace

Thirteenth-century hero William Wallace is known worldwide for his legendary military maneuvers in the fight for Scottish independence. Filtered through legends and the popular film Braveheart, Wallace’s true story remains a mystery to many. Let’s explore some things you may not know about William Wallace: 1. Wallace was a man of faith. He grew up in a prominent Christian family, ...

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What’s Fueling The New Popularity Of G. A. Henty In America?

Have you ever heard of G.A. Henty? If so, you may be in the minority. Henty was a widely read British author during the mid- and late-19th century, and the majority of his works are historical adventure stories that appeal especially to children (though adults can certainly enjoy them, too). His books were popular during and shortly after his lifetime, ...

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