National Heroes

South-west Scotland boasts two extraordinary heroes of national renown, both great warriors, but very different; one who came from nowhere in an age obsessed with status to become Scotland's Guardian, the other a high-born political opportunist who succeeded where the other had failed. Surely both though are summed up in a quote from the Treaty of Arbroath; "It is not for glory, nor riches, nor honours that we are fighting, but for freedom - for that alone, which no honest man gives up but with life itself".
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