Common questions

Who were the first inhabitants of the Isles of Britain?

Who were the first inhabitants of the Isles of Britain?

We know early Neanderthals were in Britain about 400,000 years ago thanks to the discovery of the skull of a young woman from Swanscombe, Kent. They returned to Britain many times between then and 50,000 years ago, and perhaps even later. During this time the climate regularly switched between warm and cold.

What tribes occupied the British Isles at the time?

Various sovereign states within the territorial space that constitutes the British Isles have been invaded several times, including by the Romans, by the Germanic peoples, by the Vikings, by the Normans, by the French, and by the Dutch.

Who Ruled England Before Saxons?

In AD 43 the Roman conquest of Britain began; the Romans maintained control of their province of Britannia until the early 5th century. The end of Roman rule in Britain facilitated the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain, which historians often regard as the origin of England and of the English people.

Who are the indigenous people of the British Isles?

These new genetic and DNA studies prove beyond a doubt that the British people are indigenous to these islands. We are the aboriginal peoples of the British Isles and that is a fact, despite the poisonous lies of the liberal-left.

Are there any endemic fish in the British Isles?

For the young endemic fish varieties of the British Isles, it is usually controversial whether they should be considered as distinct taxa (species or subspecies) or just as isolated populations of their ancestral species. As global warming affects the British climate there is some concern for these species, some confined to a handful of lakes.

Are there any invasive species in the British Isles?

Amongst these are Rhododendron ponticum and rabbits, now considered invasive and non-native. A species is only deemed native if it reached the British Isles without human intervention (either intentional or unintentional).

How many islands are there in the British Isles?

Possibly the first thing to understand about the British landscape is that there are more than 6,000 islands in the ‘British Isles Group’ (including the independent state of Ireland). Someone took a boat out and counted them.

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