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…

Scottish steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie died on 11 August 1919. ...

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Scottish painter Allan Ramsay died on 10 August 1784.

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Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford was born on 9 August 1757.

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An exclusive extract from Neil Bruce's research on the media storm which erupted when a group of Barra refugees ...

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A team of archaeologists working with conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland have discovered the ...

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The 'exceptional' discovery of two stone axes at Ness of Brodgar have given archaeologists a glimpse into the ...

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King James IV of Scotland married Margaret Tudor on 8 August 1503.

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Newly published archaeological research reveals that the Neolithic inhabitants of the island of North Uist ...

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Lord Kitchener began a huge recruitment campaign days after the outbreak of World War I, on 7 August 1914. ...

07/08/2018

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Enjoy free access to thousands of venues around the country, in 32 Scottish regions, at Doors Open Days 2018. By ...

07/08/2018

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Scottish painter David Allan died on 6 August 1796. ...

06/08/2018

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Dr Santanu Das, literary specialist and historian at Kings College London, explores the story behind The Troth, a ...

06/08/2018

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