Scottish history

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

So many myths surround the life and work of Sir Winston Churchill but what is the real evidence? In this history ...

11/10/2018

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Investigations on the outskirts of medieval Stirling have discovered the foundations of the medieval Dominican ...

26/09/2018

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An exclusive extract from a new study of the migration of Scots to England in the 17th and early 18th centuries. ...

25/09/2018

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Sheffield Castle, the medieval building in which Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned for fourteen years can now be ...

21/09/2018

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In part 5 of his Sir Winston Churchill series, Alastair Stewart examines Churchill's reputation as a heavy drinker. ...

20/09/2018

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From a secret beehive, to stained glass featuring a kangaroo, these facts about Rosslyn Chapel, will surely amaze ...

20/09/2018

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In 1506, Britain’s first known African baby was born in Scotland – something of such interest that a nurse was ...

13/09/2018

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Dr David Worthington of the University of the Highlands & Islands presents the lecture 'Coastal History in ...

10/09/2018

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Alastair Stewart continues his series examining the best accounts of Winston Churchill, calling for a more ...

06/09/2018

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Alastair Stewart continues his series examining the best accounts of Winston Churchill, calling for a more ...

06/09/2018

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Audio recordings of the traditions of crofters, farm workers and fishermen, in English and Gaelic, along with some ...

28/08/2018

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A prayer book said to have been used by Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) at Culloden Moor in ...

23/08/2018

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