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Battle of Falkirk (1298)

Edward I of England returned from his campaign in France after the defeat of the English army in the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297 and personally led a military campaign against the Scots. The English decisively defeated the Scottish forces under leadership of William Wallace in the Battle of Falkirk which took place on July 22, 1298. Wallace was forced to retreat northward but Edward I failed to suppress the Scottish revolt despite being victorious at Falkirk.

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