Scottish Kings and Queens

Discover Scotland's fascinating monarchs with our features on Scottish kings and queens including Robert the Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots and King James VI.

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Visit sites connected with lives of the Stewart queens with History Scotland’s history travel guide. ...


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King Charles II was born on 29 May 1630.


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Malcolm IV was crowned king of Scotland on 27 May 1153.


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Mary Queen of Scots married her third husband, James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell on 15 May 1567. ...


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Historian Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, will present a ten-part series on Radio 4 ...


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Mary Queen of Scots married Francis, Dauphin of France at Notre Dame de Paris on 24 April 1558.


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King Charles II was crowned at Westminster Abbey in London on 23 April 1661.


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Nowadays we’re used to the idea of the royal family holidaying in Scotland, but in the mid 19th century, Queen ...


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Ahead of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria, explore the life and reign of the queen with our ...


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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 ...


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King Robert III of Scotland died on 4 April 1406 at Rothesay.


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In part 5 of our series on Princess Louise, the daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Ann Galliard ...


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