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angscoire
10-13-2020, 01:42 PM
It has been known for some time that Somerled was likely R1a due to the various Chiefs of Clan Donald all having the same YDNA signature , as well as assorted McAllister’s , McKane‘s etc . There is now more evidence to back that up , as the McDougalls - allegedly descended from Somerleds son Dugall- are shown to be an offshoot from the same R1a paternal lineage.

https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/centreforlifelonglearning/news/clanmacdougalldiscoverybystrathclyderesearchers/