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 Scots Guards Regiment was formed on 28 March 1642.

28/03/2018

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A new plan for Edinburgh's Old and New Towns has been launched, which focuses on six key areas which aim to manage ...

28/03/2018

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Sir James Dewar, inventor of the Dewar flask and co-inventor of cordite, died on 27 March 1923.

27/03/2018

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New Lanark has announced the return of the Great Tapestry of Scotland with a brand new exhibition, which opens on ...

27/03/2018

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Wings to War: Glasgow and the Centenary of the Royal Air Force is a new exhibition which highlights the story of ...

27/03/2018

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Geologist James Hutton, who carried out pioneering studies into the formation of the earth, died on 26 March 1797. ...

26/03/2018

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A new free online course called A History of Royal Fashion, developed in association with the University of ...

26/03/2018

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On 25 March 1306, Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scots at Scone. ...

25/03/2018

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On 24 March 1603, King James VI of Scotland also became King James I of England, on the death of Queen Elizabeth I ...

24/03/2018

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On 23 March 1848, Reverend Thomas Burns founded the Free Church Settlement in New Zealand, which later became ...

23/03/2018

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Architect Alexander 'Greek' Thomson died on 22 March 1875 in Glasgow.

22/03/2018

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Historic attractions around Scotland, from Jarlshof in Shetland to Hermitage Castle in the Borders, are preparing ...

22/03/2018

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