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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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Church leader George Gillespie was born on 21 January 1613 in Kirkcaldy.

21/01/2019

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James Watt, inventor of the condensor, which helped make the Industrial Revolution possible, was born on 19 ...

19/01/2019

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Sir John Pringle, President of the Royal Society and physician to King George III, died on 18 January 1782.

18/01/2019

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On 17 January 1795, the Duddingston Curling Society became the first formally organised curling club in the world. ...

17/01/2019

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A much-loved statue of Mary Queen of Scots has been restored and will be on display at Linlithgow Museum, as the ...

16/01/2019

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Scottish novelist Neil M Gunn, author of The Silver Darlings, died on 15 January 1973. ...

15/01/2019

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Greyfriars Bobby, the faithful terrier said to have kept vigil at his master's grave for fourteen years, died on ...

14/01/2019

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More than forty international academics and curators are to join a project led by the University of Glasgow, ...

14/01/2019

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