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…

The Porteous Riots occured on 7 September 1736.

07/09/2018

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Alastair Stewart continues his series examining the best accounts of Winston Churchill, calling for a more ...

06/09/2018

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Alastair Stewart continues his series examining the best accounts of Winston Churchill, calling for a more ...

06/09/2018

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Scottish playwright John Home died on 5 September 1808.

05/09/2018

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Renaissance emblem expert Michael Bath demonstrates how tapestries were used to convey messages and ideas, as in ...

05/09/2018

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The final Glasgow tram left Dalmuir on 4 September 1962.

04/09/2018

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The Battle of Dunbar was fought on 3 September 1650.

03/09/2018

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Scottish footballer and manager Bill Shankly was born on 2 September 1913.

02/09/2018

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The Battle of Tippermuir was fought on 1 September 1644.

01/09/2018

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Scottish mathematician John Keill died on 31 August 1721.

31/08/2018

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From the place where you can marvel at £1M in cash, to the monument which took the entire fortune of two spinster ...

31/08/2018

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Admiral Sir John Ross died on 30 August 1856.

30/08/2018

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