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Subject: Re: [S-I] Irish MacLaughlins in Scotland and also Scot DNA andthe Black Irish
Date: Sat, 9 Apr 2011 23:28:53 +0000 (UTC)
Oh dear, not the Black Irish again!
> Interesting history. Have the Scot DNA been grouped in to specific
Haplogroup subfamilies? If so, is there a list available?
There was a URL to a list posted in an email today. It is from the Genealogy-DNA list. You can browse for the information.
>Also, regarding "Black", some writers referred to the "Black Irish" as
>possible survivors of the Spanish Armada. Does anyone know what impact, if
>any, these rescued Spaniards had on the Irish DNA, specifically the
There were no survivors of the Spanish Armada. The ones who made it ashore were killed by the locals. This information is from a reputable history of Ireland in the 16th century. There are good contemporary records of Irish people butchering them.
You can also google for information like this. One of the first websites you will find is here:
Give it a read.
The data posted here earlier on Scottish DNA was from two lists: the main dna list (genealogy-dna) and one associated with O'Neill DNA (R1b1c7). Browse to either list from rootsweb for more information. We're a little tired of it here.