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…

In part 5 of his Sir Winston Churchill series, Alastair Stewart examines Churchill's reputation as a heavy drinker. ...

20/09/2018

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From a secret beehive, to stained glass featuring a kangaroo, these facts about Rosslyn Chapel, will surely amaze ...

20/09/2018

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National Trust for Scotland's recent archaeological discoveries at the Achtriochtan settlement in Glencoe are ...

20/09/2018

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Scottish painter William Dyce was born on 19 September 1806.

19/09/2018

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Scottish historian Gilbert Burnet was born on 18 September 1643.

18/09/2018

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For the first time since 1681, Clan Buchanan will have a clan chief to represent millions of clansmen and ...

18/09/2018

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Scottish inventor David Dunbar Buick was born on 17 September 1854.

17/09/2018

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King James VII of Scotland died on 16 September 1701. ...

16/09/2018

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The Hector emigrant ship left Loch Broom bound for Canada on 15 September 1773.

15/09/2018

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Scottish geographer Robert Gordon of Straloch was born on 14 September 1580. ...

14/09/2018

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Memories of Glasgow in the Second World War. By Betty Walton. ...

13/09/2018

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In 1506, Britain’s first known African baby was born in Scotland – something of such interest that a nurse was ...

13/09/2018

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