Unformatted text preview: coronation ) from Scone to Westminster. But while he was heading an expedition against France in 1297 the Scots found a new leader in Sir William Wallace , who defeated the English at Stirling Bridge. Edward immediately concluded a truce with Philip IV, and the English claims to Gascony were finally settled favorably in the treaty of 1303. In the meantime Edward invaded Scotland again and won a brilliant but inconclusive victory at Falkirk (1298). Campaigns in the following years led to Wallace's defeat (1305) and execution, but a new leader, Robert I , arose as king of a still defiant Scotland. Edward commenced an expedition against him in 1307 but died before reaching the border....
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