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…

Archaeologists have unearthed a 2,000-year-old wooden bowl from an underground chamber beneath The Cairns Broch, ...

13/07/2018

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Archaeological investigations coupled with historical research of Newcraighall on the south-east edge of Edinburgh ...

13/07/2018

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This counties map from The Historic Counties Trust shows the names and areas of the historic Scottish counties, as ...

13/07/2018

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A fleet of five ships set sail for the Isthmus of Darien on 12 July 1698. ...

12/07/2018

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The free exhibition Brick Wonders will be at Glasgow Cathedral from 14 July, allowing visitors to the historic ...

12/07/2018

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A big increase in the number of historic churches and chapels seeking funding for urgent repair, maintenance and ...

12/07/2018

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Leon Kirk shows Nick Crane how to find gold in Scotland in this video from the series Britannia. ...

12/07/2018

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Robert the Bruce was born on 11 July 1274. ...

11/07/2018

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Scottish publisher Robert Chambers, the author of the controversial Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation, ...

10/07/2018

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Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat, the chief of Clan Fraser, was born on 9 July 1911. ...

09/07/2018

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Archaeologists working to locate the site of a 'lost' medieval monastery connected to the Book of Deer have ...

09/07/2018

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Archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen have led a 'significant new study' on the history of Britain’s ...

09/07/2018

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