More to explore:

Irish

Families

  • Maggy May

    Ulster, Ireland Many families from the lowlands of Scotland moved to Ulster Ireland before coming to the new land of America. These Scottish imigrants were know as Ulster Scots. Many of them took up with Irish before leaving for the colonies, contributing to the large population of Scots-Irish in America, and specifically the Appalachian Mountains.

  • Shannon Loy

    Aran Islands (? Knowth Tombs)

More from this board

One in ten Scots men descended from Picts. The Picts inhabited territory north of the Forth and Clyde. Now new research from Scotlands DNA, an ancestry testing company, has found a marker strongly suggesting for the first time that a large number of descendants of these northern tribes, known as “Picti” by the Romans meaning “Painted Ones”, are living in Scotland.

Templar Knights from different times

Holland

Holland

Holland

holland

holland

Holland Holland Holland

Houston House was a castle originally built by Sir Hugh de Paduinan (1140 - 1190) a Scottish-Norman baron, Knight Templar and progenitor of the Clan Houston in the 12th century.

scottish lowlands

Ulster, Ireland Many families from the lowlands of Scotland moved to Ulster Ireland before coming to the new land of America. These Scottish imigrants were know as Ulster Scots. Many of them took up with Irish before leaving for the colonies, contributing to the large population of Scots-Irish in America, and secifically for my families, in the South. I for one am so thankful for this amazing heritage.

“If you could even guess the nature of this castle’s secret,” said Claude Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore, “you would get down on your knees and thank God it was not yours.” That awful secret was once the talk of Europe. From perhaps the 1840s until 1905, the Earl’s ancestral seat at Glamis Castle, in the Scottish lowlands, was home to a “mystery of mysteries”—an enigma that involved a hidden room, a secret passage, solemn initiations, scandal, and shadowy figures.....

Haplogroup R1b

yDNA - Haplogroup R1b, M343 (Subclade R1b1a2, M269)

My maternal haplogroup - The Travelers - U5

Ruins of Hassett's Fort/Castle Caldwell in Belleek, Ireland

Irish step dancers prance along the parade route during a south Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade in 1997 Read more: Irish Americans - History, Irish emigration, Immigration until the famine years www.everyculture....

Scandinavia!

Estonia

"How the Brothers Should Go About: In order to carry out their holy duties and gain the glory of the Lord's joy and to escape the fear of hell-fire, it is fitting that all brothers strictly obey their Master. For nothing is dearer to Jesus Christ than obedience." The Rules of the Knights of the Temple.

Crusades!

Templar Knights

Sami children Lappland. After nature. By Algot E. Strand 1894 by saamiblog, via Flickr

Estonia