In 1304, King Edward I built the largest trebucahet ever made. Upon just seeing it, Scots surrendered.

In 1304, King Edward I built the largest trebuchet ever made. Upon just seeing it, Scots surrendered.

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A painting of King Edward I
King Edward I

The King built the trebuchet during the Stirling Castle‘s siege as part of the Scottish War of Independence.

Its completion reportedly took forty-nine other labourers, five carpenters and at least three months.

Read more about the Scottish War for Independence here!

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