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FEATURES

8 The Sobieski Stuarts A new assessment of the celebrity brothers whose reputation overshadowed their valuable work on the history of Gaelic culture

23 Traprain treasure Results of a decade-long research project

32 Missing Roman legion What became of the 9th legion?

49 Japan’s ‘father of modern sport’ The Aberdour businessman who forged a successful career in Japan

54 Italian Chapel Reflecting on the impact of the Orkney Chapel on its 75th anniversary

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NEWS

6 History news Lewis chessman and John Knox

House

11 History Scotland Insider The launch of our exciting new initiative for History Scotland subscribers

46 Digital reconstruction A new reconstruction reveals the medieval power base of the lords of the isles

ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS

12 Kinnauld Tannery An excavation of one of the last paper mills on the Water of Leith

15 New evidence of Roman Scotland

The discovery of a hitherto unknown Roman marching camp in Ayr

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REGULARS… IN EVERY ISSUE

31 Ten minutes on... The Black DInner of 1440

52 Hidden Histories Innovation and inspiration in Ayrshire

56 Book reviews

A new volume on defending the nation

57 In the next issue A sneak peek at our Nov/Dec issue

58 Events

Your guide to events around the country

60 National Records of Scotland Exploring records of the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow

62 National Galleries Scotland A study of the David Allen painting

The Halkett Family

64 What happened to my maritime ancestor? Local history and family history

65 Wild and majestic? A travel writing volume showing

Scotland through the eyes of 17th-and 18th-century visitors

66 Final Word Pauline Cairns Speitel of Scottish

Language Dictonaries

HISTORY SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2019

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