Hi y’all, I don’t post here often, but I’m going to try to step it up. Call me Davenport, or “The Spaz.”
Anywho, I saw this little bit of sexy on the interweb and thought I’d throw it down.
Scientists at Edinburgh University, after sampling Scots from several different locales, have concluded that Ireland genetics invaded Scotland before what is currently suggested by the historical record. (Original Source)
This not only shakes the historical record a bit, but it also manages to throw up talk of trade route patterns and settlement distribution. Aside from that the testing showed possible Viking ancestry in different groups as well as a strong genetic divide between the East and West, in England.