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…

Scottish socialist John Maclean, one of the leaders of the 'Red Clydeside' era died on 30 November 1923.

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Fifty years of Scottish Modern Art are explored at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh, in 'A ...

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A treasure trove of evocative recordings, striking images and rarely seen historic documents are among the ...

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George Brown, founder of the Toronto Globe and one of the Fathers of Confederation, was born on 29 November 1818 ...

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The National Records of Scotland surname surveys compare the top 20 surnames in Scotland for 1901 and 2001, based ...

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The Battle of Rullion Green took place on 28 November 1666. ...

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The first deaths from what would become the world's worst outbreak of E Coli were announced on 27 November 1996. ...

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Alastair Stewart continues his examination of the best sources to understand Churchill the man over Churchill the ...

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Learn about the tomb of Mary Queen of Scots in Westminster Abbey, the final resting place of the Stewart Queen who ...

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John Miles tells the story of three iconic songs which remember the sacrifice made by Scots in the Great War. ...

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Historic Environment's John Sinclair House will be the first of a number of buildings across the capital ...

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John Loudon McAdam, inventor of the tarmac road surfacing method, died on 26 November 1836.

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