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Studies Suggests Neolithic Britons Killed Off By Bubonic Plague
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Interesting little article in the Independent. Apparently our Neolithic forbears were of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern origin and were 90% were wiped out by plague carried by 'Beaker' incomers. Now that's something that I hadn't considered for the large cultural shift during the Bronze Age. The article states that that only Sardinia has remnants of it's original Neolithic population.[...]gy-beaker-people-a8222341.html

Also in the Daily Tory[...]rmers-wiped-Beaker-people.html

Different mag suggests that Bronze Age plague not spread by fleas.[...]-age-plague-wasnt-spread-fleas

Cambridge Archaeology[...]flea-borne-ancient-dna-reveals

A couple of other articles worth a butchers too...[...]ehistoric-migration-paths.html[...]wings-led-modern-lanuages.html

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Posted by Monganaut
22nd February 2018ce

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