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Investigating the Wars of Independence 1296 - 1357

Investigating the Wars of Independence 1296 - 1357

The Wars of Independence is one of most exciting and important periods of Scottish history, and is widely studied in Scotland’s schools. Throughout Scotland today are the remains of many historic sites which bore witness to these events. This resource identifies those sites and shows how investigating the surviving historical evidence can inspire learning, help separate fact from fiction and bring the reality of this period to life for both young and old.