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…

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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Golf prodigy Young Tom Morris was born on 20 April 1851 in St Andrews.

20/04/2018

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A new publication from Forestry Commission Scotland explores the recent excavation of a vitrified Iron Age ...

20/04/2018

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Romantic poet Lord Byron died in Missolonghi on 19 April 1824, whilst taking part in the fight for Greek ...

19/04/2018

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Revel in your passion for the past with the History Scotland round-up of events taking place in Scotland during ...

19/04/2018

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Over the coming weeks a team of archaeologists from around the world are assembling on the Island of Rousay to ...

19/04/2018

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A new documentary film, currently in production, tells the true story of how two boys at Loudoun Castle in ...

19/04/2018

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Battle of Britain pilot Harbourne Mackay Stephen was born in Elgin on 18 April 1916.

18/04/2018

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The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland will hold its AGM on 24 April in Aberdeen, followed by a lecture. ...

18/04/2018

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The top ten most popular historic attractions from those cared for by Historic Environment Scotland have been ...

18/04/2018

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Alexander Mackenzie, the Perthshire stonemason who became Prime Minister of Canada, died on 17 April 1892.

17/04/2018

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