Braveheart is a 1995 American epic historical fiction war film directed and co-produced by Mel Gibson, who portrays William Wallace, a late-13th-century Scottish warrior. The film depicts the life of Wallace leading the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England.
“As long as but a hundred of us remain alive, never will we on any conditions be brought under English rule. It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours, that we are fighting, but for freedom – for that alone, which no honest man gives up but with life itself”.
I guess here’s what you might get if no-one seems good enough.
To celebrate the vernal equinox, we chose a spring painting by a 20th century Scottish painter.
Give it a whirl. I doubt you will regret it.
Rome never looks where she treads…
William Wallace was the first great populist leader of any Western nation.