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Peter Llewelyn Davies, the boy who inspired J M Barrie to create his Peter Pan character, was born on 25 February ...

25/02/2017

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The Flying Scotsman locomotive went into service with the London & North Eastern Railway on 24 February 1923. ...

24/02/2017

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National Museum of Scotland has announced details of a £480,000 project to explore artefacts acquired by British ...

24/02/2017

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The Declaration of the Clergy and People was issued on 23 February 1310.

23/02/2017

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A new campaign has launched this week, inviting the public to back an appeal for one of Scotland's finest Viking ...

23/02/2017

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Marine archaeologists from the Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology this week completed an underwater survey of ...

23/02/2017

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Learn more about the work of Professor Kevin James, one of the members of the History Scotland magazine Editorial ...

23/02/2017

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King David II died at Edinburgh Castle on 22 February 1371, at the age of 46.

22/02/2017

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The University of the Highlands & Islands Archaeology Institute has released details of its 2017 digs which ...

21/02/2017

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A new history project to explore Perth's medieval past, by locating and re-creating the royal tombs of the ...

21/02/2017

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The islands of Orkney and Shetland came under Scottish rule on 20 February 1472.

20/02/2017

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Archaeologists working in advance of the construction of two football pitches in Carnoustie, Angus, have recently ...

20/02/2017

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