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…

Travel blogger and Art History student Caitlin Jean Russell explores her top three sights for art lovers in ...

13/02/2018

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Archaeologists at National Trust for Scotland are to investigate three former settlements related to the Glencoe ...

13/02/2018

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Reverend Henry Duncan, founder ofone of the world's first commercial savings banks, died on 12 February 1846.

12/02/2018

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The Museum of the University of St Andrews will shortly close to the public as work begins to create two new ...

12/02/2018

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Historic sites across Scotland are set to benefit from an investment of £12 million for 2018-2019 as part of ...

12/02/2018

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As History Scotland celebrates Women's History Month we find out more about the women who worked in Scotland's ...

12/02/2018

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Rab Houston, author of Scotland: A Very Short Introduction talks to History Scotland. ...

12/02/2018

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Matthew Withey tells the story of the extraordinary woman whose lifelong interest in collecting led to her ...

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Scotland's coldest ever temperature was recorded in Braemar on 11 February 1895.

11/02/2018

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Lord Darnley, the second husband of Mary Queen of Scots, was murdered at Kirk O'Fields in Edinburgh on 10 February ...

10/02/2018

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George Douglas Hamilton, the first British army officer to be promoted to Field Marshal, was born on 9 February ...

09/02/2018

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Mary Queen of Scots was executed at Fotheringay Castle on 8 February 1587, after almost twenty years in captivity. ...

08/02/2018

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