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…

In the first of our guest blog series to mark the release of the Mary Queen of Scots movie, travel blogger Neil ...

15/10/2018

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King Alexander III married Yolande of Dreux on 14 October 1285. ...

14/10/2018

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Scottish painter Allan Ramsay was born on 13 October 1713.

13/10/2018

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Broadcaster and author Magnus Magnusson was born on 12 October 1929.

12/10/2018

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William Wallace and Andrew Murray wrote the Lubeck Letter on 11 October 1297.

11/10/2018

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If Churchill wasn’t an alcoholic, but if he fanned tall drinking tales about himself, then what was he at heart? ...

11/10/2018

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So many myths surround the life and work of Sir Winston Churchill but what is the real evidence? In this history ...

11/10/2018

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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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Scottish geologist and author Hugh Miller was born on 10 October 1802.

10/10/2018

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Scottish actor James Finlayson died on 9 October 1953.

09/10/2018

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Dr Niall McCrae recalls the Seventies heyday of fizzy drinks, when well-loved Scottish firms battled with global ...

09/10/2018

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Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, was born on 8 October 1515.

08/10/2018

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