Scottish history articles

Enjoy our growing archive of the latest news stories on Scottish history, archaeology and heritage, and in-depth, expert articles from curators, historians and authors…

Newly published archaeological research reveals that the Neolithic inhabitants of the island of North Uist ...

08/08/2018

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Lord Kitchener began a huge recruitment campaign days after the outbreak of World War I, on 7 August 1914. ...

07/08/2018

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Enjoy free access to thousands of venues around the country, in 32 Scottish regions, at Doors Open Days 2018. By ...

07/08/2018

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Scottish painter David Allan died on 6 August 1796. ...

06/08/2018

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Dr Santanu Das, literary specialist and historian at Kings College London, explores the story behind The Troth, a ...

06/08/2018

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During summer 2018, Scottish Clans are inviting young members, local young people and families to participate, ...

06/08/2018

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Ahead of a living history event to recreate the Battle of Prestonpans on 15 and 16 September, we talk to Peter ...

06/08/2018

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The movie Outlaw King, a historical drama based on the life of Robert the Bruce, is due for release on 9 November ...

06/08/2018

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Scottish entertainer Sir Harry Lauder was born on 4 August 1870. Read more about his life on our Scottish History ...

04/08/2018

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King James II was killed during the siege of Roxburgh Castle on 3 August 1460. ...

03/08/2018

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Scottish inventor Alexander Graham Bell died on 2 August 1922. ...

02/08/2018

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Religious reformer Andrew Melville was born on 1 August 1545. ...

01/08/2018

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