New Higher History: The Scottish Wars of Independence 1249-1328 Paperback
by Andy Macphee
Part of the NHH series
The New Higher History series offers a full-colour, topic-based approach to the revised Higher History syllabus.
Covering all of the main issues within each topic area, this series includes investigative techniques, use of evidence and a variety of activities to enable students to develop the necessary skills to tackle both essay-based and source-based questions successfully.
This book investigates the political changes and military campaigns arising from the Wars of Independence, looking at: the situation in Scotland in 1286; the succession problem and choice of John Balliol as King of Scotland; the difficulties during the reign of John Balliol, including the overlordship of Edward and Scottish rebellion over the Anglo-French war; Scotland's subjugation and resistance, including the influence of Andrew Murray and William Wallace; the ambitions and rise of Robert Bruce, his military victory at Bannockburn and the declarations and treaties; the aftermath and legacy of the Wars of Independence and their significance for Scottish identity.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages, approximately 55 colour photographs and line drawings
- Publisher: Hodder Education
- Publication Date: 26/03/2010
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9780340987575