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…

The British battleship HMS Hawke was sunk by a U Boat on 15 October 1914. ...

15/10/2017

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King Alexander III married Yolande of Dreux on 14 October 1285. ...

14/10/2017

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Scottish painter Allan Ramsay was born on 13 October 1713.

13/10/2017

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Broadcaster and author Magnus Magnusson was born on 12 October 1929.

12/10/2017

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We tell the story of the burial place of Scottish religious preacher and reformer John Knox, whose final resting ...

12/10/2017

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The tragic story of the loss of HMS Royal Oak in the first weeks of the Second World War is well known in Orkney ...

12/10/2017

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Discover connections between Scottish king Robert the Bruce and the town of Dumfries in the Dumfries & Galloway ...

12/10/2017

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William Wallace and Andrew Murray wrote the Lubeck Letter on 11 October 1297.

11/10/2017

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Valuation Rolls for 1935 have been added to the rolls for 1855 to 1930 at ScotlandsPeople, adding a further 2.7 ...

11/10/2017

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Steve Ward explores the history of Henry Lord Darnley, the second husband of Mary Queen of Scots, who grew up in ...

11/10/2017

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Scottish geologist and author Hugh Miller was born on 10 October 1802.

10/10/2017

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'Fairs, fetes and festivals' is the theme of the 2017 SLHF conference, which takes place on 27 October 2017 at the ...

10/10/2017

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