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…

Best-selling author and political campaigner Naomi Mitchison died on 11 January 1999 at the age of 101.

11/01/2018

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Thomas Lord Erskine, Scottish advocate, was born on 10 January 1750.

10/01/2018

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Historian and author Nigel Tranter, author of the MacGregor trilogy, died on 9 January 2000.

09/01/2018

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Discover what life was like in a Roman fort on the Antonine Wall 2,000 years ago with a new app developed by the ...

09/01/2018

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In this new video Professor Richard Oram and Danny Dutton discuss the newly discovered remains of The Blackfriars ...

08/01/2018

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The search for an ancient monastery which disappeared 1,000 years ago and was the birthplace of the Book of Deer ...

08/01/2018

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The recent opening of the King James pub and kitchen in Perth revealed a new glass panel which allows visitors to ...

08/01/2018

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Pope Nicholas V issued a papal bull to found Glasgow University on 7 January 1451. ...

07/01/2018

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Author A J Cronin died in Switzerland on 6 January 1981. ...

06/01/2018

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Dr George Cathcart, instigator of the Proms concerts, died on 4 January 1951.

04/01/2018

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Enjoy some of the key sites along the Antonine Wall with this driving itinerary, which provides suggestions of ...

04/01/2018

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Roy Calley explores a fifty-mile horseback journey made by Mary Queen of Scots to reach the injured Earl of ...

04/01/2018

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