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Scottish novelist Margaret Oliphant died on 25 June 1897. ...

25/06/2017

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On 24 June 1314 the forces of Robert the Bruce defeated those of King Edward II of England at the Battle of ...

24/06/2017

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Henry de Bohun, an English knight, was killed at the Battle of Bannockburn by Robert the Bruce on 23 June 1314. ...

23/06/2017

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On 22 June 1679 the Battle of Bothwell Bridge was fought. ...

22/06/2017

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A new online atlas has captured all of Scotland’s hillforts in one resource for the first time ever. ...

22/06/2017

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More than fifty clans from Scotland and the Scottish diaspora will take part in the opening celebrations of this ...

22/06/2017

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Rare treasures from Rome and the Vatican have gone on display at National Museum of Scotland today, as part of the ...

22/06/2017

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On 21 June 1919, 74 German warships were scuttled at Scapa Flow, Orkney. ...

21/06/2017

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Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, was born on 20 June 1771. ...

20/06/2017

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The Harry Potter 20 celebrations are being marked in Edinburgh this week, with a special themed pop-up display at ...

20/06/2017

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King James VI of Scotland was born on 19 June 1566. ...

19/06/2017

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As UK-wide screening of the Outlander series is confirmed to begin on 29 June 2017, we take a look at historic ...

19/06/2017

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