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Battles of Falkirk


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Two battles fought at Falkirk, a town 16 km (10 miles) from Stirling in Scotland. The first (22 July 1298) resulted in victory for Edward I of England over Sir William Wallace, leader of the Scottish resistance to English sovereignty. The second (17 January 1746) was a victory for the Jacobite army of Prince Charles Edward Stuart over the government forces in the Forty-Five rebellion.

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