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Battle of Sheriffmuir

On the 13th November 1715, a Government army commanded by John Campbell, Duke of Argyll, clashed with Jacobite forces led by John Erskine, Earl of...
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Industry, Reform and Empire

From the death of James III to the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots, Jane Dawson tells story of Scotland from the perspective of...

Volunteers sought for NLS map transcription projects

Over the next few months the National Library of Scotland (NLS) is looking for volunteers to help with a set of new collaborative projects to transcribe...

Union and Revolution

A provocative new account of Scotland's history across a century of revolution and political instability.This edition in the New History of Scotland series...

Ruthven Barracks

Situated on the south side of the River Spey near the small town of Kingussie in Badenoch, Ruthven Barracks was constructed between 1718 and...

Online Course: The Life and Afterlife of Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots was born and ascended to the throne of Scotland in 1542, before being forced to abdicate in 1567. She was...