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Robroyston in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Betrayed & Captured

William Wallace

 
 
William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 31, 2013
1. William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial
Bottom plaque
Inscription.
(Main plaque:)
This memorial erected 1900 A.D. By public subscription is to mark the site of the house in which the hero of Scotland was basely betrayed and captured about midnight on 5th August 1305 when alone with his faithful friend and co patriot Kerlie Who was slain.
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Wallace’s heroic patriotism as conspicuous in his death as in his life so roused and inspired his country that within nine years of his betrayal the work of his life was crowned with victory and Scotland’s independence regained on the Field of Bannockburn.

(On the Cross:)
In
Defence

(Base of Cross:)
WALLACE
MCCCV (1305)

(Top plaque:)
"Dico Tibi Verum Libertas Optima Rerum
Nunquam Servili Sub Nexu Vivito Fili"
Taught to Wallace in his boyhood.
(Latin translation as: "My Son, Freedom is best, I tell thee true, of all things to be won. Then never live within the Bond of Slavery.")

(Right plaque:)
"We are not here to sue for peace but to fight for the freedom of our country"
Wallace at Stirling Bridge

 
Erected 1900.
 
Location. 55° 53.865′ N, 4° 11.153′ W. Marker is
William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 31, 2013
2. William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial
in Robroyston, Scotland, in Glasgow. Marker is on Lumloch Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Robroyston, Scotland G33, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 16 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wallace's Well (here, next to this marker); 'The Most Magnificent Ruin in Scotland' (approx. 11.3 kilometers away); Roman Military Bathhouse, Bothwellhaugh (approx. 14.9 kilometers away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Eye Spy Glasgow: the cross in Robroyston that marks the spot where William Wallace was betrayed. (Submitted on August 1, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
2. The History of the Robroyston Wallace Monument. (Submitted on August 1, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
 
Additional keywords. William Wallace Betrayal and Capture, Robroyston, Scotland
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 31, 2013
3. Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial
Base of Cross
William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 31, 2013
4. William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial
Top Plaque
William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 31, 2013
5. William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial
Right plaque
William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 31, 2013
6. William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial
William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 31, 2013
7. William Wallace Betrayal & Capture Memorial
Memorial to left in distance on Lumloch Road
100th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 13, 2013
8. 100th Anniversary Marker
This stone was placed
To commemorate
The 100th anniversary
Of the Robroyston Wallace
Monument August 5th 2000
The Society of William Wallace
William Wallace image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 31, 2013
9. William Wallace
Robroyston Wallace Memorial Display at National Wallace Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 31, 2013
10. Robroyston Wallace Memorial Display at National Wallace Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 15 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week Photos:   1. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   2, 3. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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