Scottish history

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

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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Scott McCombie, property manager and senior ranger at National Trust for Scotland Glencoe & Dalness, talks to ...

02/10/2017

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Discover the story of Robert the Bruce's hard-fought victory at the Battle of Bannockburn in this History Scotland ...

28/09/2017

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A free public programme of talks, interviews and panel discussions has been launched by the University of Glasgow, ...

25/09/2017

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Follow in the footsteps of Robert the Bruce, king of Scotland, with this travel trail of Dumfries & Galloway, ...

25/09/2017

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A new touring display from the National Library of Scotland tells the story of centuries of food and drink, and ...

22/09/2017

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