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Was Stonehenge first constructed in Wales?

From The Guardian: Evidence of quarrying for Stonehenge’s bluestones is among the dramatic discoveries leading archaeologists to theorise that England’s greatest prehistoric monument may have first been erected in Wales. It has long been known that the bluestones that form Stonehenge’s inner horseshoe came from the Preseli hills in Pembrokeshire, around 140 miles from Salisbury Read more about Was Stonehenge first constructed in Wales?[…]

Viking connection to Northeast Scotland

From the Archaeology News Network: Their exploits are more linked to the Northern Isles and the west coast of Scotland, with monastries raided, islanders murdered and gold and silver plundered. But new research – and a clutch of archaeological finds – has now suggested that the North East may not have escaped the fury of Read more about Viking connection to Northeast Scotland[…]

Gildas

St. Gildas was a monk who chronicled the history of the British isles from the time near the end of the Roman era to the coming of the Saxons. He lived approximately from 500 – 570 AD. His most famous work is the De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae (On the Ruin of Britain). It is an important piece Read more about Gildas[…]

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Britain Begins by Barry Cunliffe

Britain Begins by Barry Cunliffe Paperback: 568 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press; Reprint edition (January 1, 2014) ISBN-10: 0199679452 Product Description: The last Ice Age, which came to an end about 12,000 years ago, swept the bands of hunter gatherers from the face of the land that was to become Britain and Ireland, but as Read more about Britain Begins by Barry Cunliffe[…]