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From: "Geoff Howard" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Welsh Dark Looks (was: Confusedonancienthaplogroups/haplotypes)
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 20:39:06 -0700
My Maternal Grandfather was a Welshman, from Cardiganshire in Central Wales,
and I would guess they had been there since there were people there. 6 foot
tall, 210 pounds, with the build of a linebacker. Take a look at Welshman
Rhys Ifans: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0406975/
I also know a Spaniard who is anything buy short and dark (not that that's a
bad thing :-) I've seen pictures of Spanish models that I would have guessed
I do believe there are trends in populations, but probably as many
exceptions as rules.
>From: "grandcross" <>
>Subject: Re: [DNA] Welsh Dark Looks (was: Confused
>Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 17:47:33 -0500
>Dora Smith, with perhaps tongue in cheek, said:
> > Since 80% of the population of Britain has the genetic markers of people
> > who lvied in Spain after teh ice age, they should all be small and dark,
> > and not only in Wales, though probably Wales got less Germanic
> > immigration.
> > The most likely reason why a ruler had flaming red hair was that the
> > Celtic aristocratic had Indo-European blood, followed by teh possibility
> > that the royal family had intermarried with royalty in nearby areas.
>You're joking, right?
>Please tell me you're joking.
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