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…

On 6 December 1745, Prince Charles Edward Stuart was forced to retreat from Derby after anticipated support from ...

06/12/2017

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National Trust for Scotland has announced plans to build a 'colossal yet sublime' enclosure over Charles Rennie ...

06/12/2017

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On 5 December 1560, Francis II of France, the first husband of Mary Queen of Scots, died following an ear ...

05/12/2017

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Scottish poet and author William Drummond died on 4 December 1649.

04/12/2017

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Enjoy the beauty of Orkney's landscapes with this selection of photographs. ...

04/12/2017

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An archaeological dig to locate and investigate the remains of Coldingham Monastery, founded in 640AD by Princess ...

04/12/2017

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Archaeologists have discovered a possible Iron Age structure, pottery and a stone tool during ground investigation ...

04/12/2017

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Author Robert Louis Stevenson died on 3 December 1894 in Samoa, at the age of 44.

03/12/2017

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Sir Tony Robinson has today announced DigNation – a weekend festival programme of live excavations and talks on ...

03/12/2017

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Mary Slessor, missionary and campaigner for women's rights, was born on 2 December 1848 in Aberdeen.

02/12/2017

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On 1 December 1787, Scotland's first modern lighthouse, at Fraserburgh, was lit for the first time.

01/12/2017

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A thesaurus which explores more than 750,000 words and spans 1,000 years of the English language has been awarded ...

01/12/2017

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