DNA map of of Britain and Ireland reveals Viking genes left their mark
Researchers have found 23 distinct Irish genetic clusters in Ireland and Britain. These are most distinct in western Ireland, but less pronounced in the east. In the stock image above, the many different territories making up the British Isles, including Ireland and the UK, can be seen
GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage . shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in The project, carried out by
Map of the 54 invasions of Great Britain (the places at which foreign troops have landed on British soil since 1066 (and all that), seen in the Illustrated London News for 27 March
Between 400 to 900 AD, from withdrawal of the Roman Empire until the ascension of Anglo-Saxon rule, the land we now call Britain was divided under the rule of many peoples. These tribes were banded together loosely into four “kingdoms: ” The Britons, the Angles,the Scots and the Picts.