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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…

Satirist John Arbuthnot, creator of the John Bull character, was baptised on 29 April 1667.

29/04/2019

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A 3D reconstruction of the tomb of Robert the Bruce is now on permanent display at Dunfermline Abbey Church, ...

29/04/2019

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

29/04/2019

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William Soutar, the author of The Diaries of a Dying Man, was born on 28 April 1898. ...

28/04/2019

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The Battle of Dunbar took place on 27 April 1296, with the army of King Edward I defeating the forces of King John ...

27/04/2019

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Scottish philosopher Thomas Reid, founder of the Scottish School of Common Sense was born on 26 April 1710.

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On 25 April 1946 the battleship HMS Vanguard was accepted for sea trials by the Royal Navy.

25/04/2019

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

24/04/2019

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The University of Strathclyde Genealogical Studies Postgraduate Programme has launched the Declaration of Arbroath ...

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A new film celebrating the footage collected by Margaret Fay Shaw will premiere at an event in South Uist on 3 ...

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Discover facts about Mary Queen of Scots, who became queen of Scotland at just six days old, with our guide to the ...

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