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    Recent Genetic, Archaeological and Historical Research in Britain Being Ignored

    I cite some of the following sources:

    Y Chromosomes Sketch New Outlines of British History by Nicholas Wade
    New York Times, May 27, 2003

    English and Welsh are Races apart
    BBC News Sunday 30 June 2002

    Blood of the Vikings Genetics Survey at University College, London
    by Nicola Cook at:

    BBC News Article -- Teeth unravel Anglo-Saxon Legacy
    Wednesday 17 March, 2004 by Paul Rincon

    The Dark Origins of Britain
    BBC Radio 4

    The Anglo-Saxon Invasion and Genetic history

    A Y Chromosome Census of the British Isles
    Current Biology, Vol. 13, 979-984, May 27, 2003 by Christian Capelli

    Finding Britons in Anglo-Saxon graves by Heinrich Harke

    Exploring England's Celtic Roots: Genes, the UCL & Vikings

    Birth Myths of the nations of Britain
    at: hattp://

    Teutonic England

    Book titled: The Isles: A History by Norman Davies

    Book titled: The Tribes of Britain by David Miles

    Book titled: Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America by David Hackett

    National Geographic New article titled: British Have Changed Little
    Since Ice Age, Gene Study Says, by James Owen for National Geographic
    News, July 19, 2005

    Article Titled: Lo the conquering Hero comes (or not) by
    Dr. Martin Evison, Sheffield University at:

    The "Anglo-Saxon invasion" and genetic history at:

    British Archaeology, no. 26, July 1997: Letters: Saxons and
    Vikings From Mr. Edward Johnson

    Also the book titled: Saxons, Vikings and Celts: The Genetic
    Roots of Britain and Ireland by Bryan Sykes is due to be published
    in November of 2006. Bryan Sykes is one of the main scientists at
    Oxford Ancestors, a DNA testing company in Britain that has tested
    over 10,000 Britons. Bryan Sykes is in a good position to know
    something about the DNA composition of the British population.

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    First, mtDNA and yDNA are completely different. Whether indigenous women (mtDNA) survived or not may be quite irrelevant to the question of whether indigenous men (yDNA) survived.

    Second, R1b is very common in Saxony etc. In order to determine what percentage of modern Englishmen have pre-Anglo-Saxon Y chromosomes, we need to be able to reliably distinguish pre-AS R1b from AS R1b and later sources of R1b (e.g., the Normans).