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…

Find out about the death of Scottish poet Robert Burns, who died on 21 July 1796 on this day in Scottish History. ...

21/07/2018

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On 20 July 1819, Scottish geologist John Playfair died. ...

20/07/2018

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Scottish author A J Cronin was born on 19 July 1896. ...

19/07/2018

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Scottish actor John Stuart was born on 18 July 1898. ...

18/07/2018

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Against a background of the gradual erosion of Scotland’s ecclesiastical heritage, the Scottish Redundant Churches ...

18/07/2018

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Scottish economist Adam Smith died on 17 July 1790. ...

17/07/2018

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Mousehole Films latest documentary feature 'The Village on the Loch' will have i's first preview screenings this ...

17/07/2018

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On 16 July 1832 over 100 Shetland fishermen were killed in a storm. ...

16/07/2018

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VisitScotland has launched its Single Shot Scotland video series with Staffa at Sunset. ...

16/07/2018

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Gavin Maxwell, author of Ring of Bright Water, was born on 15 July 1914. ...

15/07/2018

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Scottish bishop John Douglas was born on 14 July 1721. ...

14/07/2018

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Alexander III was crowned at Scone on 13 July 1249. ...

13/07/2018

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