William Wallace - Execution On 23rd August 1305, William Wallace was brutally executed at Smithfield, London....hanged, drawn and quartered.
The Wallace's Sword is an antique claymore purported to have belonged to William Wallace (1272–1305). The shaft of the sword measures 4 feet 4 inches in length (132 cm) and including the tip 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm). The breadth of the blade varies from 2.25 inches at the guard to 0.75 inches before the point. The sword weighs 6.0 lb (2.7 kg).