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…

The number of centenarians living in Scotland is at a near-record level, newly-released records from National ...

26/09/2018

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Archibald Campbell, First Duke of Argyll, died on 25 September 1703.

25/09/2018

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An exclusive extract from a new study of the migration of Scots to England in the 17th and early 18th centuries. ...

25/09/2018

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Edinburgh's City Art Centre is showcasing an exhibition of vintage street photography by Robert Blomfield, ...

25/09/2018

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Edward Balliol was crowned at Scone on 24 September 1332.

24/09/2018

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Explore history and archaeology events taking place in October 2018 with our round-up of things to do. ...

24/09/2018

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They became a byword for Victorian education’s worst excesses, but now newly discovered pupils’ accounts suggest ...

24/09/2018

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St Adomnan of Iona died on 23 September 704AD. ...

23/09/2018

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Scottish politician George Younger was born on 22 September 1931.

22/09/2018

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Bonnie Prince Charlie and his men claimed a decisive victory over government troops at the Battle of Prestonpans ...

21/09/2018

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Sheffield Castle, the medieval building in which Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned for fourteen years can now be ...

21/09/2018

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The QE2 passenger liner was launched on 20 September 1967. ...

20/09/2018

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