Examples Of Historical Inaccuracies In Braveheart

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Many historical movies had been made about people or group of people and their accomplishments or in some cases mistakes. This does not mean that the directors and producers do not know about history. It is just that for their own benefit, the directors, storywriters, producers and other people change some historical facts and even the attitudes of the characters in order to stimulate public interest. One of the movies that has historical inaccuracies in it is the movie “Braveheart.” Even though the movie is somewhat accurate, it looks like the story-writer added some twists and turns to make it look interesting, without backing it up with accurate historical events. The historical inaccuracies in the movie “Braveheart” have several basic areas which include adding or deleting characters and inaccuracy regarding the lives and actions of historical figures. In addition to this, there also happens to be military inaccuracies as well as periods of time which the movie does not account and instead inserts fictional events to make the movie more entertaining…show more content…
There is absolutely no evidence that supports the suggestion that either of these two people ever had any kind of contact with Wallace or his cause. Isabelle was the name of the French princess who married Edward II three years after Wallace’s execution. In an article titled “Braveheart - The 10 inaccuracies….”, the author wrote that “at the time of William Wallace’s military escapades, Isabelle of France was a mere four years old and therefore couldn’t have physically met or been in contact with Wallace.” This means that if Isabelle was not in contact with William Wallace at that time, then everything that happened in the movie starting from her informing Wallace of the English attack to her giving Wallace pain-numbing medicine did not

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