Scottish history articles

Enjoy our growing archive of the latest news stories on Scottish history, archaeology and heritage, and in-depth, expert articles from curators, historians and authors…

Explore seven centuries of clan battles in Scotland with the Lochcarron interactive clan battlefield map. ...

08/02/2018

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If you enjoy exploring Scotland’s history, archaeology and heritage then you’ll love History Scotland, a ...

03/01/2018

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On 22 June 1679 the Battle of Bothwell Bridge was fought. ...

22/06/2018

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More than 1 million individual records of soldiers wounded in the First World War have been transcribed and made ...

22/06/2018

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The late Dr Alasdair Ross explains the background to the Battle of Bannockburn and the significance of the victory. ...

21/06/2018

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Discover new things to do in Scotland this summer with the History Scotland round-up of events taking place in ...

21/06/2018

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Explore key events from Viking Scotland, with this map covering the years 800 to 1014. ...

21/06/2018

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Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, was born on 20 June 1771. ...

20/06/2018

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The £128,894 restoration of one of the Borders' most fascinating landmarks – the Monteath Douglas Mausoleum, near ...

20/06/2018

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King James VI of Scotland was born on 19 June 1566. ...

19/06/2018

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Experience the changes which took place at New Lanark in the Victorian era, at a special 'step back in time day' ...

19/06/2018

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The Battle of Waterloo was fought on 18 June 1815.

18/06/2018

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