Category Archives: Scotland

Viking Drinking Hall Found in Orkney Dig


The link below is to an article that looks at the discovery of a Viking drinking hall in Orkney.

For more visit:
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2019/08/12th-century-viking-drinking-hall-found.html

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First Scottish War of Independence



Last Days of Guy Fawkes



The Gunpowder Plot



Animated History of Scotland



Scotland: East Linton – Phantassie Doocot


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the Phantassie Doocot in East Linton, Scotland. This building was built for keeping doves in order to supply eggs, meat and manure.

For more visit:
http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/phantassie-doocot


Today in History: August 23


On this day in 1305, William Wallace was executed for high treason.

For more visit:
http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/08/this-day-in-history-august-23rd/


Article: Scotland – The Battle of Flodden


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the Battle of Flodden.

For more visit:
http://www.scotsman.com/news/the-battle-of-flodden-500-years-on-1-3051178


Article: Scotland – The Great Fire of Edinburgh


The link below is to an article that takes a look at The Great Fire of Edinburgh, which occurred in 1824.

For more visit:
http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/heritage/lost-edinburgh-the-great-fire-of-edinburgh-1-3029833


Article: Lost Picts Kingdom


The link below is to an article reporting on a plan by archaeologists to try and locate a lost kingdom of the Picts in Scotland.

For more visit:
http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/heritage/new-excavations-to-find-lost-pictish-kingdom-1-2925006


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