The Orkney islanders are Scandinavians



Welsh and Cornish are the 'purest Britons', scientists claim.
[...]
But the most genetically distinctive of all British people were those
of the Orkneys, who were shown to have Scandinavian ancestry, dating
back to when their islands were controlled by Vikings from AD875 to
1472.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/9336923/Welsh-and-Cornish-are-the-purest-Britons-scientists-claim.html

Mats Winther
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