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Elizabeth de Burgh is depicted as English, in reality she was of mixed Native Irish and Anglo-Norman ancestry and was born and raised in Ulster. In 1315 (eight years after Loudon Hill) Robert would lead an, ultimately unsuccessful, invasion of Ireland aimed at freeing the country from English rule. Elizabeth's father Richard Óg de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Ulster led the Anglo-Norman forces against his son-in-law. See more »
A number of times the English army is seen leaving London over a bridge across a wide river, implying the River Thames. However, this would take the army south instead of to the north where Scotland actually lies. See more »
Saw this at TIFF and it was definitely a fun and interesting movie. As a history buff the costumes and overall historical accuracy was great. However the scenes moved incredibly quickly, and the writing didn't have a lot of heart. Bruce is all the good guy and the king and prince of wales pure evil. The characters are so much more complex in real life and adding that to the script could have made it fall a little less flat. Again it was fun, but not exactly an Oscar film.
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