A History of Scotland - Season 1, Episode 2
  • Episode Title: The Hammers of the Scots
  • Episode Run Time: 60
  • Episode Air Date: 2008-11-16 21:00
  • Episode Summary: Neil Oliver charts the 13th century story of the two ruthless men who helped transform the Gaelic kingdom of Alba into the Scotland we recognise today.While Alexander II forged Scotland in blood and violence, William Wallace's resistance to the nation-breaking King Edward I of England hammered national consciousness into the Scots.