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…

In 1506, Britain’s first known African baby was born in Scotland – something of such interest that a nurse was ...

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Scottish horticulturist William McNab died on 12 September 1848.

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Book review of The Old Stones, a comprehensive guide to the many megaliths and related monuments of the Neolithic ...

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The shortlist for the 2018 British Archaeological Awards, which celebrate and showcase the best of UK archaeology, ...

12/09/2018

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You don't have always have to travel miles to discover a prehistoric site. Kenneth Brophy, senior lecturer in ...

12/09/2018

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The Battle of Stirling Bridge was fought on 11 September 1297.

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The Battle of Pinkie Cleugh was fought on 10 September 1547. ...

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Dr David Worthington of the University of the Highlands & Islands presents the lecture 'Coastal History in ...

10/09/2018

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King James IV of Scotland was killed at the Battle of Flodden Field on 9 September 1513.

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'Whisky Galore' director Alexander Mackendrick was born on 8 September 1912.

08/09/2018

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The Porteous Riots occured on 7 September 1736.

07/09/2018

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Alastair Stewart continues his series examining the best accounts of Winston Churchill, calling for a more ...

06/09/2018

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