Scottish history

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Annotated plays by influential English dramatist Ben Jonson – earmarked for sale in North America – have been ...

20/03/2018

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A new feature film, Mary Queen of Scots, to be released in December 2018 has a cast of stars including Saoirse ...

19/03/2018

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In Britain we tend to think of the poppy lapel badge worn each November as a concept of Earl Haig when actually it ...

14/03/2018

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Conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland, has said that the go-ahead for a development at Viewhill ...

13/03/2018

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Susan Gardner celebrates the achievements of Edinburgh's Lileen Hardy, a remarkable woman who dedicated her life ...

09/03/2018

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Historical records featuring the admissions registers of soldiers cared for by Veterans’ Charity Erskine after the ...

09/03/2018

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As the world prepares to celebrate Chinese New Year, new research has been released which reveals the fascinating ...

16/02/2018

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Historic sites across Scotland are set to benefit from an investment of £12 million for 2018-2019 as part of ...

12/02/2018

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As History Scotland celebrates Women's History Month we find out more about the women who worked in Scotland's ...

12/02/2018

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Matthew Withey tells the story of the extraordinary woman whose lifelong interest in collecting led to her ...

12/02/2018

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A major exhibition produced by National Museums Scotland will tour the country during 2018, with the support of ...

07/02/2018

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Robert Burns hid his radical and progressive political views “in plain view” while working for the Crown during ...

05/02/2018

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