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…

Dr Santanu Das, literary specialist and historian at Kings College London, explores the story behind The Troth, a ...

06/08/2018

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During summer 2018, Scottish Clans are inviting young members, local young people and families to participate, ...

06/08/2018

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Ahead of a living history event to recreate the Battle of Prestonpans on 15 and 16 September, we talk to Peter ...

06/08/2018

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The movie Outlaw King, a historical drama based on the life of Robert the Bruce, is due for release on 9 November ...

06/08/2018

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Scottish entertainer Sir Harry Lauder was born on 4 August 1870. Read more about his life on our Scottish History ...

04/08/2018

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King James II was killed during the siege of Roxburgh Castle on 3 August 1460. ...

03/08/2018

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Scottish inventor Alexander Graham Bell died on 2 August 1922. ...

02/08/2018

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Religious reformer Andrew Melville was born on 1 August 1545. ...

01/08/2018

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The Kilmarnock Edition by Robert Burns was published on 31 July 1786. ...

31/07/2018

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Jimmy Reid announced the beginning of a work in at John Brown's Shipyard on 30 July 1971.

30/07/2018

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Mary Queen of Scots married Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, on 29 July 1565. ...

29/07/2018

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Anne Stuart married Prince George of Denmark on 28 July 1683. ...

28/07/2018

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