Expert history articles

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

Bonnie Prince Charlie lived a life that was a heady mixture of adventure and legend. We catch up with Roderick ...

20/01/2014

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In the years following World War One, returning servicemen expected to come home to a 'land fit for heroes'. ...

02/12/2013

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Christopher Arnander, grandson of Lord Crawford, the only Cabinet-level politician to serve in the ranks in World ...

06/11/2013

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Biographer and historian Mark Peel looks at the life of statesman and aviator the Duke of Hamilton and explores ...

14/10/2013

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Jock Gallagher, author of 'Scotland';s Global Empire: A Chronicle of Great Scots', tells the story of two of his ...

30/09/2013

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Historian Jean Manco, author of the book Ancestral Journeys, explores how DNA research can help take family ...

30/08/2013

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Historian Alisdair McRae takes a look at the Scots’ involvement in the English Civil War, with a focus on ...

22/08/2013

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Historian Eddie Small tells the story of pioneering reformer Mary Lily Walker who created a variety of initiatives ...

29/07/2013

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Hamish Brown, editor of a new anthology of the work of Tom Weir, talks about the adventures of the much-loved ...

22/07/2013

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Ian Crofton tells the story of a pioneering hospital run by Scottish women on the Western Front in World War I.

10/07/2013

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Author Malcolm Archibald talks about the exciting life of excise man Malcolm Gillespie, famed as the number one ...

24/06/2013

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The importance of the Scottish National War Memorial in remembering World War I.

03/06/2013

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