Scottish history

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

New Slains Castle, Aberdeenshire, the ruin which may have inspired Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' has been granted Listed ...

16/04/2018

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Andrew Millard, a member of the investigation team on the Battle of Dunbar Scottish Soldiers Project, charts the ...

22/03/2018

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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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