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From: "DJohnson" <>
Subject: Re: [NMB] Vindolanda
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2004 17:23:05 +0100
"Eleanor Clouter" <>
>> I find it very interesting to be reminded that most of us with Northeast
England connections probably "have ancestors who served in the Roman
Army". We know that the Roman Empire had a cultural and political
impact but I think we sometimes forget that it also had a far reaching
genetic impact. <<
A Liverpool University archaeologist; Mr Richard Benjamin, has called for
the DNA testing of Border folk to prove genetic links with modern day
It's an interesting article.
Regards - Derick.
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