Small cheap booklets sold on Scotland's streets were essential reading material for the masses in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Browse over 2,300 broadside ballads, mostly from 19th-century England, with subjects ranging from courtship, occupations and emigration to patriotism and wars.
Take a swing through golf's early history. Key documents, including the first 'rules' of the game, show how golf developed in Scotland.
A look at the union of the Scottish and English crowns in 1603, and the monarch who wanted to lead a peaceful, united Britain.
Historical texts from the 12th-19th centuries, edited by Scottish clubs, including manuscripts, church records, diaries, legends and literary texts.
Original source material illustrating Scotland’s history from the 12th to 20th centuries, published by the Scottish History Society, with authoritative commentaries.
A guide to the 1715 Jacobite rising, which changed Scotland. Includes interactives and resources for teachers.
Read, in English and French, the last letter by Scotland's 16th-century queen, written only hours before her execution in Fotheringhay Castle.
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