September / October 2020

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Coming to terms with our past - Scotland & Slavery. Plus, new research on the reputed grave site of Robert the Bruce, the search for the 'Ambrose Nights' tavern-keeper in 1830s Edinburgh and the work of versatile Victorian architect David Cousin

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September/October History Scotland brings you the latest news and opinion from around Scotland, with in-depth research you can’t read anywhere else.

Highlights of this issue include:

Templars and Hospitallers

New research on the military-religious order in Scotland, 1128-1564.

The life and work of David Cousin

A study of the life of this versatile Victorian architect who was Edinburgh’s City Superintendent of Works from 1841 to 1872 and whose works include Dean and Dalry cemeteries, Cambuslang Parish Church and corn exchanges at Melrose, Dalkeith and Kelso.

In search of Dunfermline Abbey’s lost medieval choir: history, liturgy and ground-penetrating radar

A two-part series on recent research at Dunfermline Abbey via ground-penetrating radar surveys, providing an ‘alternative narrative’ for the location of the Bruce’s grave.

Plus: Exploring the political and religious importance of the Isle of Lismore, #StoryOfOurStreet local history challenge, ten minutes on The Killing Time plus lots more… 

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