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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The Battle of Waterloo was fought on 18 June 1815.

18/06/2018

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On 17 June 1567, Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned at Loch Leven Castle. ...

17/06/2018

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Scottish golfer 'Old Tom Morris' was born on 16 June 1821.

16/06/2018

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Poet Thomas Campbell died in Boulogne, France on 15 June 1844.

15/06/2018

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The first survey of a potential site for the Jacobite army camp shortly before the battles of Falkirk and Culloden ...

15/06/2018

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John Logie Baird, the man who created the world's first successful publicly demonstrated television, died on 14 ...

14/06/2018

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Volunteers at a 'hands-on' archaeology dig organised by the Caithness Broch Project have uncovered remains which ...

14/06/2018

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Scientist James Clerk Maxwell was born on 13 June 1831. ...

13/06/2018

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Researchers at the University of Glasgow suggest Robert Burns may have had bipolar disorder, according to a paper ...

13/06/2018

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In his winning entry in the Scottish History Network School Essay Prize, Conlan McPherson discusses the role of ...

13/06/2018

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