Category Archives: Historical Archives

Historical archives containing a wealth of information on a wide range of history from prehistoric, medieval, 20th Century and beyond!

Lost Anglo-Saxon Island Found

A newly discovered Anglo-Saxon settlement in England is surrounded by dry land today, but once was an island oasis amidst marshland. And at least some of its inhabitants were literate. The long-ago island was inhabited continuously between at least A.D. … Continue reading

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St. Andrew

Although there is little confirmation as to how St. Andrew actually transformed to become Scotland’s patron saint, the figure is celebrated as one of the prime figures in Scotland to  date. Various multiple theories indicate the importance of St Andrew; … Continue reading

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DNA study of the Celts

A DNA study of Britons has shown that genetically there is not a unique Celtic group of people in the UK. According to the data, those of Celtic ancestry in Scotland and Cornwall are more similar to the English than … Continue reading

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Ancient Celtic Prince’s grave and chariot unearthed…

The 2,500-year-old lavish tomb and chariot of an ancient Celtic prince have been unearthed in France. The ancient princely tomb, which was discovered in a large burial mound, was filled with stunning grave goods, including gorgeous pottery and a gold-tipped … Continue reading

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Irish American Influence

The Overwhelming Influence of The Irish On America – Those who feel as though green beer and St. Patrick’s Day are the only contributions of the Irish in American society are short sighted and need a bit of a history … Continue reading

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