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Army@TheFringe is returning to Edinburgh for a third year with another programme of shows that explore life in and ...

11/06/2019

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Scientists believe they have discovered the site of the biggest meteorite impact ever to hit the British Isles - ...

10/06/2019

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Jacobite and Spanish troops were defeated by government forces at the Battle of Glen Shiel on 10 June 1719. ...

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A team of archaeologists working at the scene of Scotland’s ‘forgotten’ Jacobite rising have uncovered the first ...

10/06/2019

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Did you know that that name given to a child in Scotland often followed a particular naming pattern that can help ...

10/06/2019

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Parts of the 2018 movie Mary Queen of Scots were filmed in Derbyshire. Follow in the Stewart queen’s footsteps ...

10/06/2019

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Sir William Maitland, secretary of state during the reign of Mary Queen of Scots, died on 9 June 1573. ...

09/06/2019

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Lighthouse engineer Robert Stevenson, creator of the Bell Rock Lighthouse, was born on 8 June 1772. ...

08/06/2019

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Robert the Bruce died on 7 June 1329 at Cardross, near Dumbarton. ...

07/06/2019

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Enjoy your best ever summer of archaeology with our guide to three exciting projects taking place over the coming ...

07/06/2019

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Sir Thomas Blake Glover, the first non Japanese person to be awarded the prestigious Order of the Rising Sun, was ...

06/06/2019

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Explorer, botanist and surgeon Sir John Richardson died on 5 June 1865. ...

05/06/2019

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