Dr. Rachel Meredith Davis joins the podcast to discuss her journey to studying medieval Scottish history, finishing a PhD during a pandemic, and female agency and power in Medieval Scotland.
Andy King talks about the views of the Scots within England during the early 14th century.
Sally Pentecost joins the podcast to discuss her journey to studying medieval Scottish history, how objects connect us to the past in a unique way, and how Dig It! Scotland helps make these connections possible.
Kate Buchanan is joined by Joanna Richardson to discuss Joanna’s journey to studying medieval Scottish history and her work on Edward Bruce and the Scottish Invasion of Ireland.
Kate Buchanan is joined by Adrián Maldonado to discuss Adrián’s journey to studying medieval Scottish history and his work on early Christian burial in Scotland and his current work with the Glenmorangie Research Project.
The eleventh-century would see the reigns of the two well-known Scottish kings – Macbeth and Malcolm III. Their story would be immortalized by Shakespeare, but what can we learn about their history? Marian Toledo joins Kate Buchanan to discuss Marian’s journey to studying medieval Scottish history and her work on Malcolm III”s right to rule Scotland.
Kate Buchanan is joined by Helen Newsome to discuss Helen’s journey to studying medieval Scottish history, her work on Margaret Tudor’s letters, and…
Kate Buchanan is joined by Kevin Malloy to discuss Kevin’s journey to studying medieval Scottish history, his work on medieval deer parks, and how researching medieval Scottish history can lead to other work.
Kate Buchanan is joined by Victoria Hodgson to discuss Victoria’s journey to studying medieval Scottish monastic houses and their lands. Victoria Hodgson specializes…
One of the most important structures of medieval Scotland has been rediscovered after being hidden beneath the waters of the River Teviot for centuries.
Scotland is bursting with a history that will leave your breathless. Here is our top pick of medieval places to visit in Scotland
Katy Jack began her studies of Scottish history by wanting to research Mary, Queen of Scots or the Loch Ness Monster, but her journey as a historian took her to the politics of medieval Scotland and the Earldom of Mar. In this episode of Scotichronicast, she joins Kate Buchanan to talk about being a historian of medieval Scotland.
Two of the most important works from medieval Scotland are The Bruce, by John Barbour and The Wallace, by Blind Hary. In this episode of Scotichronicast, Kate Buchanan is joined by Callum Watson to discuss what these works have to say about Scottish chivalry, and also on Callum’s journey to studying the medieval history of Scotland.
What can we learn about queens in medieval Scotland? In this episode of Scotichronicast, Kate Buchanan is joined by Amy Hayes to talk about queens and becoming a medieval historian.
Kate Buchanan is joined by Linsey Hunter to discuss Linsey’s journey to studying medieval Scottish history her work on charters and some recent research focusing on the Mearns.
In the first episode of Scotichronicast, Kate Buchanan is joined by Lucy Dean to discuss Lucy’s journey to studying medieval Scottish history and her current work on masculinity in the medieval Scottish court.
Dating back to the 16th century, Fernie Castle is now used as a hotel and wedding venue. It also has a luxury treehouse.
What can we learn about art and architecture in medieval Scotland? On this episode of Scotichronicast, Kate Buchanan is joined by Lizzie Swarbrick to discuss Lizzie’s journey to studying Rosslyn Chapel and other Scottish churches.
Heritage sites, including medieval castles and landmarks, across Scotland will now be reopening, as COVID-19 restrictions are eased.
New research into the original timber used to build the bell tower of St Giles’ has uncovered previously unknown details about the construction of Edinburgh’s iconic kirk as it approaches its 900th anniversary.
A spectacular hillfort overlooking a tiny Aberdeenshire village has been revealed as one of the largest ancient settlements ever discovered in Scotland.
Historians have long believed that the 13th century Scottish general William Wallace had a hidden fort during his battles with the English. Now, an archaeological survey by Forestry and Land Scotland believes they may have found it.
Edward developed a grand strategy for his war against France: use highly disciplined, compact forces to penetrate deep into French territory in chevauchées for the purpose, not of occupying territory, but of wreaking extensive economic, social, and psychological havoc on the French, with the ultimate goal of fatally undermining France’s war effort.
Historic Environment Scotland has announced a £300,000 investment at Arbroath Abbey visitor’s centre, as part of the celebrations for the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath, a document outlining Scotland’s independence in the fourteenth century.