Scottish history

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

Where do surnames come from? How did Scotland's families and clans get their name? In this exclusive article, John ...

30/05/2019

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A stunning video, based on research by the University of Aberdeen, has revealed what one of the earliest known ...

29/05/2019

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A digital reconstruction showing Finlaggan in its 15th-century 'glory days' has been created, based on discoveries ...

24/05/2019

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To celebrate Father’s Day in the UK on 16 June, we asked for your favourite Scotsman and here’s the top ten. ...

23/05/2019

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We take a look at the activities of Tullibody History Group, based in the Lowlands town of Tullibody. ...

23/05/2019

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The Moidart History Group is a research group that exists to preserve and explore the history of the area, whose ...

20/05/2019

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Jim Fiddes explores the achievements of two Aberdeen granite carvers whose vision and talent unites them, despite ...

03/05/2019

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Tickets are now on sale for the biggest ever historical table top war game, Waterloo Uncovered, at the University ...

29/04/2019

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A 4,000-year-old canine skull has been CT-scanned to form the basis of a project to digitally recreate the face of ...

15/04/2019

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In the final instalment of Ann Galliard’s series on the career of Princess Louise, she looks at the models used ...

08/04/2019

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Kimberly Roblin of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma recounts the exciting tale of Francis ...

01/04/2019

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As North America looks ahead to Tartan Week in April, a tool created by a University of Aberdeen professor is ...

28/03/2019

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