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Re: Braveheart

Mel Gibson is only the unwitting surrogate for these charges of fiction and inaccuracy, for the film Braveheart is largely based on the work of Blind Harry, who wrote his powerful epic poem on the life of Wallace in the 1470s, about one hundred and seventy years after the patriot's death. Harry claimed that his source was the book written in Latin by John Blair, Wallace's personal chaplain, at the behest of Bishop William Sinclair of Dunkeld (1309-1337) who intended to send it to the Pope.

found this clip on the MacBraveheart pages