the history of Scotland
This site is devoted to the history of both Scotland and the Scots.

Here you can read a free online book that covers the events that shaped Scotland up until the early years of the twentieth century.

We also have a number of other resources for those who are interested in Scottish History, such as a list of books and websites. To check out the list of recommended books, click here: Scottish History Books

To read the free book on this site, please click on the chapters listed in the table of contents below:

CHAPTER I. SCOTLAND AND THE ROMANS.

CHAPTER II. CHRISTIANITY--THE RIVAL KINGDOMS.

CHAPTER III. EARLY WARS OF RACES.

CHAPTER IV. MALCOLM CANMORE--NORMAN CONQUEST.

CHAPTER V. DAVID I. AND HIS TIMES.

CHAPTER VI. MALCOLM THE MAIDEN.

CHAPTER VII. ENCROACHMENTS OF EDWARD I.--WALLACE.

CHAPTER VIII. BRUCE AND THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE.

CHAPTER IX. DECADENCE AND DISASTERS--REIGN OF DAVID II.

CHAPTER X. EARLY STEWART KINGS: ROBERT II. (1371-1390).

CHAPTER XI JAMES I.

CHAPTER XII JAMES II.

CHAPTER XIII JAMES III.

CHAPTER XIV JAMES IV