Tributes paid to historian who honoured William Wallace

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A historian famed for marking the 700th anniversary of the death of William Wallace by marching the route of his journey to execution has died.

David Ross, 51, a writer and convenor of the Society of William Wallace suffered a heart attack at his home in East Kilbride on Saturday.

He was known as the "biker historian" as he visited historic sites across Scotland on his motorcycle.

First Minister Alex Salmond is among those who have paid tribute to Mr Ross.

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