William Wallace

William Wallace

Nationality: Scottish

Occupation: Revolutionary

Biography: Sir William Wallace was a Scottish knight and landowner who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence.

William Wallace

“Pro Libertate”

- William Wallace

Source/Notes: For Freedom, or For Liberty are translations of the Latin motto of Clan Wallace.
Source/Notes: Statement before the Battle of Falkirk (21 July 1298); as quoted in The Story of England (1909) by Samuel B. Harding

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Source/Notes: In Latin: "Dico Tibi Verum, Libertas Optima Rerum: Nunquam Servili Sub Nexu Vivito, Fili" - As quoted in: "William Wallace, Guardian of Scotland" (1948) by Sir James Fergusson, p. 4

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