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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…

Who was Mary Queen of Scots? Why was she executed? Discover everything you need know about the life of Mary Queen ...

11/10/2018

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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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Explore seven centuries of clan battles in Scotland with the Lochcarron interactive clan battlefield map. ...

08/02/2018

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If you enjoy exploring Scotland’s history, archaeology and heritage then you’ll love History Scotland, a ...

03/01/2018

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Glasgow's Queen Street Station was officially opened on 18 February 1842.

18/02/2019

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Scottish Minister James Renwick was executed on 17 February 1688 for refusing to swear fealty to King James VII. ...

17/02/2019

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Government forces, under the leadership of Lord Louden, failed in their attempt to capture Charles Edward Stuart ...

16/02/2019

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The Caledonian Railway Company opened on 15 February 1848, running trains between Glasgow and London.

15/02/2019

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The extent and composition of the salvage site of the German High Seas Fleet, that was scuttled almost a century ...

15/02/2019

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Alexander Graham Bell filed a patent for the telephone on 14 February 1876.

14/02/2019

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The Glencoe Massacre took place on 13 February 1692.

13/02/2019

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Reverend Henry Duncan, founder of one of the world's first commercial savings banks, died on 12 February 1846.

12/02/2019

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