History Scotland

History Scotland

David Breeze

Christopher Smout Historiographer Royal

Elizabeth Ewan University of Guelph

EDITORIAL BOARD

Mr Derek Alexander

Archaeologist, National Trust for Scotland

Dr John Atkinson

Managing Director GUARD Archaeology Ltd Medieval and post-medieval settlement

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