Scottish history

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

A ten-year project to record memories of life at Stirling University in Scotland features stories from staff, ...

30/10/2017

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A six-month campaign by National Museums Scotland titled 'Save the Galloway Hoard' has reached its funding goal, ...

26/10/2017

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A new exhibition by National Records of Scotland brings you face-to-face with Scotland’s criminal past – from an ...

26/10/2017

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A rare copy of one of the most important documents in European history is on show at the National Library of ...

20/10/2017

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Author Danny Lawrence tells the story of theatre actor and playwright Arthur Jefferson, whose many talents would ...

17/10/2017

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What connections did John Knox have with the house on Edinburgh's Royal Mile which bears his name? Donald Smith ...

17/10/2017

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Matthew Shelley explores the history of Scotland's oldest consumer protection body, which has regulated the gold ...

16/10/2017

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A charter granted by Robert the Bruce to the Scottish town of Haddington in 1318 is the inspiration behind a year ...

16/10/2017

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We tell the story of the burial place of Scottish religious preacher and reformer John Knox, whose final resting ...

12/10/2017

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Steve Ward explores the history of Henry Lord Darnley, the second husband of Mary Queen of Scots, who grew up in ...

11/10/2017

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Scotland’s Own Coinage is the first major exhibition at The Hunterian on the subject of Scottish coins. The ...

10/10/2017

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Scottish religious reformer John Knox (1505-1572) is renowned for his fiery sermons and his equally fiery ...

09/10/2017

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