This map of Britain concentrates on the British territories and kingdoms that were established during the fourth and fifth centuries, as the Saxons and Angles began their settlement of the east coast. It provides an overview of all the territories known or estimated to have existed under Romano-British control, but not all of them existed at the same time, or in the same form as shown here. Clickable map for more information on each territory.

Website: History Files - broad range of info and articles Article = Celts in the British Isles

Flags of the World: The Stories Behind Them #infographic #Flags #Travel

Flags of the World: The Stories Behind Them #infographic

Here I have an educational infographic from the cheap flights comparison website called Jut the Flight that teaches us all about the World's most interesting and recognisable national flags.

The study found that Britain can be divided into 17 distinct genetic 'clans', as shown in the map above

The Welsh may be the truest Britons according to new genetic research

English genomes share German and French DNA while Romans and Vikings left no trace

immigrants from Denmark, Netherlands, and Germany spoke a cluster of related dialects falling within the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. Their language began to develop its own distinctive features in isolation from the continental Germanic languages, and by 600 A.D. had developed into what we call Old English or Anglo-Saxon, covering the territory of most of modern England.

Britain peoples circa 600 - Angles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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 450-600AD. The project, carried out by Oxford University, is particularly interesting because it would seem that this genetic make-up bears out those old traditions and clichés about how [people] relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take…

Ancient boundaries are the strongest

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

Kate, 35, wore a pale blue dress for last night's event and although she was seen without any jewellery or a tiara she still managed to steal the show at the Natural History Museum event.

Duchess of Cambridge visits the Natural History Museum

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Buying vegetables on a rainy East End day 1952

Rabbis, rags and rainy Whitechapel: Stunning photos from the 1950s celebrate Jewish life in post-war East End

Rabbis, rags and rainy Whitechapel: Stunning photos from the celebrate Jewish life in post-war East End

This map is both a snapshot of London's literary history and beautiful in its own right.

The literary map of London is just beautiful

A literary map of London. More than 250 novels were mined in order to make the Literary London Map, taken from the Literary London Art Collection. It was created by graphic artist Dex in collaboration with interior designer Anna Burles. This is beautiful.

This ancient coin seems to show the head and shoulders of an alien being

Could these creepy coins prove that aliens lived among the ancient Egyptians?

On the money Could these creepy coins prove that aliens lived among the ancient Egyptians?

Elizabeth of York: a Tudor of rare talent and one of England’s best queens | History Extra

An allegorical depiction from 1516 of the Tudor rose, which, through the marriage of Henry and Elizabeth, united the red rose of Lancaster with the white rose of York.

Silver Lining. Kate at a dinner hosted by Her Majesty's Ambassador to France, Edward Llewellyn, at the British Embassy in Paris and right, Letizia attends 60th anniversary of Europa Press Agency Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/The Duchess and Letizia blossomed into fashion queens | Daily Mail Online

Kate and Letizia blossomed into fashion queens - who does it better?

Silver Lining. Kate at a dinner hosted by Her Majesty's Ambassador to France, Edward Llewellyn, at the British Embassy in Paris and right, Letizia attends 60th anniversary of Europa Press Agency Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/The Duchess and Letizia blossomed into fashion queens | Daily Mail Online

5 Incredible Places to Visit in Italy  You can never run out of places to visit in Italy. The country is blessed with beautiful architecture, history, good food and great wine!  I’m already sold!  Last spring, I travelled from Naples to the Lake District of Northern Italy with my husband and friends. We had an absolutely fabulous time exploring the country. So let me share with you the places we’ve in Italy been during this trip.

5 Incredible Places To Visit In Italy (Rome is not included)

5 Incredible Places to Visit in Italy You can never run out of places to visit in Italy. The country is blessed with beautiful architecture, history, good food and great wine! I’m already sold! Last spring, I travelled from Naples to the Lake District of Northern Italy with my husband and friends. We had an absolutely fabulous time exploring the country. So let me share with you the places we’ve in Italy been during this trip.

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