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 Battle of Killiecrankie was fought on 27 July 1689. ...

27/07/2017

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Well-known Scots such as Mary Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie and Robert Burns are part of a new exhibition ...

27/07/2017

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King James IV of Scotland declared war on England on 26 July 1513. ...

26/07/2017

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Charles Macintosh, the inventor of the Mackintosh raincoat, died on 25 July 1843. ...

25/07/2017

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The Battle of Harlaw was fought on 24 July 1411. ...

24/07/2017

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Dr Alison Burke has been appointed as the new curator of the Scottish Catholic Heritage Collection at Blairs ...

24/07/2017

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A new exhibition at Isle of May lighthouse features items from the May Island monastery, shown for the very first ...

24/07/2017

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A collaborative maritime archaeology project to survey World War I shipwrecks is underway in Orkney, using ...

24/07/2017

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Charles Edward Stuart landed at Eriskay on 23 July 1745, beginning the Jacobite Rising. ...

23/07/2017

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Joan of England, the wife of King Alexander II of Scotland, was born on 22 July 1210. ...

22/07/2017

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Poet Robert Burns died on 21 July 1796. ...

21/07/2017

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On 20 July 1819, Scottish geologist John Playfair died. ...

20/07/2017

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