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The study found that Britain can be divided into 17 distinct genetic 'clans', as shown in the map above

The study found that Britain can be divided into 17 distinct genetic 'clans', as shown in the map above

Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales.  The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland.  Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.

Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales. The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland. Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.

Corfe Castle, Corfe Mullen, Dorset. Corfe Castle is a fortification standing above the village of the same name in the English county of Dorset. Built by William the Conqueror, the castle dates back to the 11th century and commands a gap in the Purbeck Hills on the route between Wareham and Swanage.

Corfe Castle, Corfe Mullen, Dorset. Corfe Castle is a fortification standing above the village of the same name in the English county of Dorset. Built by William the Conqueror, the castle dates back to the 11th century and commands a gap in the Purbeck Hills on the route between Wareham and Swanage.

I've been in old cottages with staircases this small and tight . .  very difficult to get furniture upstairs this way... often have to be taken in through an upstairs window. .

I've been in old cottages with staircases this small and tight . . very difficult to get furniture upstairs this way... often have to be taken in through an upstairs window. .

Map of Welsh castles. The castles of Wales were not only built by the English as part of their conquest and control of the local population, many were built by the Welsh Princes themselves. Internal feuding between them led to weakness and made conquest that much easier. How many other places in the old British Empire fell for the exact same reason ? rjp

Map of Welsh castles. The castles of Wales were not only built by the English as part of their conquest and control of the local population, many were built by the Welsh Princes themselves. Internal feuding between them led to weakness and made conquest that much easier. How many other places in the old British Empire fell for the exact same reason ? rjp

Duck Egg Kitchen Dresser : Simply stunning! Kitchen dresser hand painted predominantly in duck egg blue with a white washed counter top and white washed back boards. Waxed to seal and protect.  (Accessories not included, but most are available on our site)  Height 197cm, Width 152cm, Depth 45cm.  Price £575.00  If you've fallen for it, give us a shout at sales@willowcottageshop.co.uk

Duck Egg Kitchen Dresser : Simply stunning! Kitchen dresser hand painted predominantly in duck egg blue with a white washed counter top and white washed back boards. Waxed to seal and protect. (Accessories not included, but most are available on our site) Height 197cm, Width 152cm, Depth 45cm. Price £575.00 If you've fallen for it, give us a shout at sales@willowcottageshop.co.uk

The smallest house. Six foot three inch fisherman, Mr. Jones had to sleep with his feet sticking out of the window.

The smallest house. Six foot three inch fisherman, Mr. Jones had to sleep with his feet sticking out of the window.