Expert history articles

Expert features by some of the country's top historians and archaeologists.

Robin Ward, architectural critic and author of Exploring Glasgow: The Architectural Guide, chooses ten of his ...

28/04/2017

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Historian David Templeman tells the story of the imprisonment of Mary Queen of Scots in Sheffield Castle - the ...

08/12/2016

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Learn more about the work of Dr Cynthia Neville, one of the members of the History Scotland magazine Editorial ...

29/11/2016

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History Scotland’s editorial board includes representatives from universities around Scotland, specialist ...

22/11/2016

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Carsten Hermann, Chair of SPAB Scotland, reports on a nationwide survey of the country’s diverse and fascinating ...

15/11/2016

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Historian Alan Ereira explores why the world's first road atlas 'Britannia' deliberately omitted all mention of ...

01/11/2016

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Historian Suzie Lennox delves into the archives to tell the stories of Scotland’s student bodysnatchers who took ...

18/08/2016

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Professor Allan I Macinnes presents a summary of his new research into a 18th-century murder, for which he ...

10/08/2016

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Bruce Gilkison, great-great-grandson of the ‘Ettrick Shepherd’ James Hogg shares his experiences of walking in the ...

04/07/2016

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Professor Murray Pittock dispels three long-held myths surrounding the Battle of Culloden of 16 April 1746. ...

21/06/2016

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Jack Gillon explores the history of pubs in Edinburgh, from upmarket inns where business was carried out in the ...

17/06/2016

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Laura Laird presents a guide to the life of Scottish explorer John McDouall Stuart, the man described as ...

09/06/2016

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