The Wallace Sword is an antique claymore purported to have belonged to William Wallace (1272–1305), a knight and Scottish patriot who led a resistance to the English occupation of Scotland during the Wars of Scottish Independence. It is said to have been used by William Wallace at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297 and the Battle of Falkirk (1298).
The shaft of the sword measures 4 feet 4 inches (132 cm) in length and including the tip 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm). The breadth of the blade varies from 2.25 inches (5.7 cm) at the guard to 0.75 inches (1.9 cm) before the point. The sword weighs 6.0 pounds (2.7 kg).
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