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…

A new exhibition at Perth Museum and Art Gallery draws on archives, artwork and significant objects which bring ...

27/06/2018

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A new map shows the top-rated tourist attractions for each region in Scotland and the rest of the UK. ...

27/06/2018

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The Company of Scotland, which launched the ill-fated Darien Scheme, was founded on 26 June 1695. ...

26/06/2018

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The names of nineteen men who gave their life for their country will be added to the World War I roll of honour at ...

26/06/2018

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John Goodlad tells the strange story of live cod and smuggled brandy – one of many little known gems contained in ...

26/06/2018

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Henry de Bohun, an English knight, was killed at the Battle of Bannockburn by Robert the Bruce on 23 June 1314. ...

23/06/2018

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On 22 June 1679 the Battle of Bothwell Bridge was fought. ...

22/06/2018

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More than 1 million individual records of soldiers wounded in the First World War have been transcribed and made ...

22/06/2018

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The late Dr Alasdair Ross explains the background to the Battle of Bannockburn and the significance of the victory. ...

21/06/2018

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Discover new things to do in Scotland this summer with the History Scotland round-up of events taking place in ...

21/06/2018

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Explore key events from Viking Scotland, with this map covering the years 800 to 1014. ...

21/06/2018

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Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, was born on 20 June 1771. ...

20/06/2018

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