Who was in command of England during the battle of stirling bridge?
King Edward I was the King of England at the time.
The commander of the English Army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge was the Earl of Surrey.
Scotland There is no such place as Sterling Bridge. You may be thinking of Stirling Bridge. And if you are thinking of the bridge where the famous battle took place in 1297 then you are out of luck. That bridge hasn't been standing for 100's of years. But there are bridges over the river in Stirling, Scotland.
Forces of Robert the Bruce captured Stirling Castle after a siege in 1314. This event should not be confused with the Battle of Stirling Bridge in September 1297, in which Scottish forces under Andrew de Morey and William Wallace soundly defeated the English forces near Stirling at the bridge over the river Forth.
Why are Robert the Bruce and William Wallace together in the movie Braveheart when history states they never met?
No. It is entirely the creation of hollywood scriptwriters. Infact, Wallace was not even the commander of forces at Stirling Bridge. That honour fell to Andrew Moray, who was the senior Guardian of Scotland, and of far higher social standing than Wallace (who was a very minor noble). Moray was mortally wounded while leading the scots forces at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, and died a little while afterwards, leaving Wallace to take much of…
Near the end of the battle, many English had been killed and the remaining army were fearful of the powerful Scots. The fact that the small army of Scots were winning against their large army made them afraid, and although they still had a good chance of winning the battle, the English scattered. Some drowned, and others were killed by the Scots.