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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverman View Post
    I also think that a lof ot the overlap between British people and Germans comes from Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Normans and more modern migrants, but there will be also an overlap of specific Celtic and provincial Roman ancestry. But this Celtic ancestry too might have been a fairly recent newcomer to the Isles too. We'll see.
    Absolutely. What is not often discussed is the shared ancestry across the North Sea and the English Channel between groups, groups that any Germanic settlers would have also been mixing with before arriving in Britain. Commoners in northern France, for example, probably wouldn't have been all that different to commoners in Kent following the withdrawal of Rome.
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