Action at Lanark

Action at Lanark

The Action at Lanark was an assassination attack at Lanark, Scotland during the First War of Scottish Independence in May 1297. It was led by Scottish leader William Wallace who led an uprising against the English and killed Sheriff William Heselrig. At the time following the attack, it was not an isolated incident, but Wallace was joining in with risings taking place across Scotland. Not much is definitely known about this incident. The best account comes from the Scalacronica by Thomas ... more on Wikipedia

The Battles of William Wallace