Scottish history

Discover Scotland's past with our features, history travel and expert guides.

If you enjoy exploring Scotland’s history, archaeology and heritage then you’ll love History Scotland, a ...

03/01/2018

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Author Nick Holland explores the fascination of the Brontë sisters for Scotland, and in particular the work of ...

22/01/2018

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On the shelves of libraries and archives everywhere there are hidden lives waiting to be discovered. This article ...

22/01/2018

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Dr Adele Patrick of Glasgow Women’s Library tells the story of legendary Scottish suffragette campaigner Helen ...

22/01/2018

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An expert team led by leading forensic anthropologist Professor Dame Sue Black has carried out detailed ...

19/01/2018

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St Giles' Cathedral, also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, was founded in the twelfth century and has played a ...

18/01/2018

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A special display celebrating two centuries of publication of The Scotsman, and looking at the many historic ...

18/01/2018

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Dress and Décor: Domestic Textiles and Personal Adornment in Scotland up to 1700 is an interdisciplinary workshop ...

18/01/2018

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Red warnings have been issued for dozens of Historic Environment Scotland's sites, a major Climate Change ...

15/01/2018

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Discover what life was like in a Roman fort on the Antonine Wall 2,000 years ago with a new app developed by the ...

09/01/2018

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Dr Anna Groundwater introduces Scotland Connected, a new book which places events from Scottish history alongside ...

02/01/2018

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Historic buildings at the heart of St Andrews have been digitally reconstructed to reveal how they looked nearly ...

19/12/2017

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