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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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Anne of Denmark, mother of King Charles I, was born on 12 December 1574.

12/12/2018

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From the presence of gunmen at the Battle of Culloden, to the colours of the tartan worn by participants in the ...

12/12/2018

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Neil Oliver explores the history of Stirling Castle, a favourite residence of the royal Stewarts. ...

11/12/2018

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Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh died on 10 December 1928.

10/12/2018

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Malcolm IV, King of Scotland, died at Jedburgh on 9 December 1165.

09/12/2018

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Mary Queen of Scots was born at Linlithgow Palace on 8 December 1542.

08/12/2018

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Saint Columba, founder of the monastery at Iona, was born on 7 December 521AD.

07/12/2018

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Josie Rourke, director of Mary Queen of Scots, talks to History Scotland about the challenges of portraying ...

07/12/2018

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