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 Treaty of Berwick was signed on 3 October 1357.

03/10/2018

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History Scotland’s 48-page limited edition Mary Queen of Scots magazine explores various aspects of Mary’s life ...

03/10/2018

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Scottish sociologist and town planner Patrick Geddes was born on 2 October 1854.

02/10/2018

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A look at the major causes of deterioration for museum artefacts, and how these precious items can be preserved ...

02/10/2018

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Scottish mathematician Robert Simson died on 1 October 1768.

01/10/2018

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What is Virtual Heritage and what are its benefits? David Sime takes the example of the digital re-creation of ...

01/10/2018

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A special day of activities themed on the Battle of Culloden and the '45 is planned for 25 November 2018 at the ...

01/10/2018

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Alexander Fleming announced the discovery of penicillin on 30 September 1928.

30/09/2018

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Scottish poet William Topaz McGonagall died on 29 September 1902.

29/09/2018

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The Battle of the Clans took place on 28 September 1396.

28/09/2018

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A new, purpose-built Highland Games Centre at Braemar will open to the public in Spring 2019, exploring the ...

28/09/2018

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Scotland's first passenger railway opened on 27 September 1831.

27/09/2018

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