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 Burrell Collection was opened on 21 October 1983.

21/10/2018

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Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde was born on 20 October 1792.

20/10/2018

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Scotland's first public hire sedan chairs became available on 19 October 1687.

19/10/2018

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Queen consort Margaret Tudor died on 18 October 1541.

18/10/2018

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Which are the best Scottish castles to explore? Which castles in Scotland are open during the winter? Plan your ...

18/10/2018

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Discover things to do in Scotland in November with our round-up of history-inspired events. ...

18/10/2018

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Experience Craigmillar Castle in a different light with a new after-dark event ‘Spotlight on Mary Queen of Scots'. ...

18/10/2018

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The Skye Bridge opened on 16 October 1995.

17/10/2018

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King James II of Scotland was born on 16 October 1430. ...

16/10/2018

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The British battleship HMS Hawke was sunk by a U Boat on 15 October 1914. ...

15/10/2018

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