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 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…

Make this viking people craft from DLTK and color a Viking Raid and Trade map from Layers of Learning.

Make this viking people craft from DLTK and color a Viking Raid and Trade map from Layers of Learning.

Ragnar this guy is a legend! Found my new favourite series

Ragnar Lothbrok's Hairstyle from Vikings

The eldest runestones, inscribed with Norse runes, date from the 4th century…

The eldest runestones, inscribed with Norse runes, date from the 4th century…

A million Vikings still live among us: One in 33 men can claim to be direct descendants from the Norse warriors Around 930,000 people can claim to be of direct Viking descent A study compared Y chromosome markers to estimated Viking DNA patterns The Viking DNA patterns are rarely found outside Scandinavia

A million Vikings still live among us: One in 33 men can claim to be direct descendants from the Norse warriors

A million Vikings still live among us: One in 33 men can claim to be direct descendants from the Norse warriors Around 930,000 people can claim to be of direct Viking descent A study compared Y chromosome markers to estimated Viking DNA patterns The Viking DNA patterns are rarely found outside Scandinavia

It is clear that the formation of a Pictish nation that united the peoples of Scotland was due to the arrival of the Romans.

It is clear that the formation of a Pictish nation that united the peoples of Scotland was due to the arrival of the Romans.

Ragnar Lothbrok, from "Vikings" Just like Aaron's eyes and those facial expressions... wow, craaazy

Ragnar Lothbrok, from "Vikings" Just like Aaron's eyes and those facial expressions... wow, craaazy

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