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From: Robert Davenport <>
Subject: Dane / Davenport
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2005 21:26:12 -0700
References: <><007b01c579cd$07c64ca0$5a579045@Ken1>
In-Reply-To: <007b01c579cd$07c64ca0$5a579045@Ken1>

Well, we Davenport's were original Danenport, and were Danes that came up
the river Dane in England and established our fortress.

At 02:29 PM 6/25/2005, you wrote:
>I think the evidence is clear that the AngloSaxons and Vikings of the
>"Danelaw" had a large demographic effect on the English populations. The
>Norwegian Vikings elsewhere less so except in a few concentrated areas. The
>evidence is mainly the percentages of the R1a and I1a haplotype varieties
>(and perhaps Northern variety of I1c) which are now present in various
>regions of the British Isles. The "Isles I1c" could have been in the the
>British Isles from a much earlier time; this question has to be investigated
>more completely when the databases permit. Read the Capelli paper for one
>summary of the evidence as it was some time ago.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Andrew and Inge" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2005 2:20 PM
>Subject: [DNA] if there is a point to this indigenous discussion
> > Does any of the people going on about invasions and immigrations know of
> > evidence at all which suggests any replacement to any significant extent
> > previous inhabitants by any immigrating group at all, ever? I know of
> > and think its all just speculation. What evidence is there against the
> > possibility that every immigrating group that ever came to Britain
> > (something which happens constantly even now) only made a small impact on
> > the genes?
> >
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