Editor says, what if the Scots lost the Battle of Stirling Bridge? muses Emperor Barbarossa (below). Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
"What implications would this have had on the future world? If the Scots lost this battle, would there have been a King Robert the Bruce? Would Scotland have given any aid to France? Would the English have later been able to conquer France without a constant Scottish threat? Would there ever have been a Stuart monarchy, or the famous Jacobite Rebellions? How would Ireland have been subdued? Would it have been easily conquered by a combined Anglo-Scottish force? What of America, how would it have been colonized? Would there have been a larger British Empire? All of these scenarios could have played through had Andrew de Moray not appeared at Stirling Bridge".
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Editor says, in reality Andrew de Moray arrived before the battle with his troops to help Wallace fight the English army advancing on Stirling. The article repurposes content from both All Empires and also Wikipedia. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.