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via mobile 04/1/2024 at 6:23pm
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Seems to be a new FB thing. I stil don't know how to do it, but my 2nd cousin on Mum's side did it for me, admittedly from a very old photo, and I thought it was her. I always thought that I got my face from Dad.


via mobile 04/1/2024 at 6:34pm
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My wife IS a Viking!…….Genuinely.


04/1/2024 at 9:50pm
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I have a teeny bit of Viking blood - well, Danish anyway. My surname is very common in Denmark, there's a town with my name and my male cousin, son of my father's brother, had 14% Scandinavian on his DNA test. There's quite a history of seafaring in the family - not me though, I get seasick!

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via mobile 05/1/2024 at 8:08am
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I have a bit of Viking blood from Dad. Granny's Granny came from Shetland. And I don't get seasick!


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Quote: Originally posted by Mrs. Bonce on 05/1/2024
I have a bit of Viking blood from Dad. Granny's Granny came from Shetland. And I don't get seasick!



My wife is from Shetland…….She don’t get sea sick either!


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via mobile 19/5/2024 at 4:49pm
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I have viking blood from my mother's side her Marian name was Henning which I know is also used as a Christian name

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via mobile 19/5/2024 at 4:51pm
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Sorry my fingers don't work properly that was Mums madian name

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20/5/2024 at 12:38pm
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Apparently anyone with Dupuytren's contracture (a sort of claw finger thing) is supposed to have some Scandinavian ancestry too. My Dad's brother had it but Dad dodged it.

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via mobile 20/5/2024 at 12:48pm
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Some of OH's family have that, but they are Irish/English/German.


via mobile 21/5/2024 at 7:03am
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My sister did her DNA and assuming we both have the same father 😁...

7.9% Scandinavian and 2.4% Finnish though I don't think there were Finnish Vikings.

That makes sense though as both parents have western Isles and Sutherland in their mix.

The rest was 54.1 Scottish/Irish/Welsh (Celtic) and 36% English (Anglo-Saxon)
The Anglo Saxon could have come from our Welsh Grandfather or from our Fathers maternal farming side in Fife....or maybe from a bunch of pillaging redcoats. She didn't find any long lost English relatives.
Pretty standard mix for these Isles, really. I'm sure people who are from what was the Danelaw would have a similar Scandinavian percentage.


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21/5/2024 at 8:40am
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This is beginning to sound like a yankee forum where they all clamour to find out if they have even a drop of Irish blood. Hilarious!


via mobile 21/5/2024 at 9:59am
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Quote: Originally posted by iank01 on 21/5/2024
This is beginning to sound like a yankee forum where they all clamour to find out if they have even a drop of Irish blood. Hilarious!



Yeah I'm a Viking because my great great great great grandmother got ravished
I just want to know where the Finnish came from...

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via mobile 21/5/2024 at 2:48pm
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Mum always said she was pure Welsh. Not true, as I have English in my ancestry which must have come from her. Dad's side were Scottish/Irish. I look like Dad and especially Granny, so the very thin legs come from Ireland At least I don't have Granny's huge hips, nor my Aunt's tree trunk legs.


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My blood group O neg is typical Celtic- west Scotland, Wales, Brittany, into Galicia. Apparently a bit of Spanish DNA in some places where the Armada ships wrecked when they were fleeing around the north of Scotland and back down the west coast.
Last Viking battle on British soil was at Largs, so I sometimes go to the annual Viking Festival. Scots won. Seems such a waste to burn a longboat! But it seems to be a welcome excuse for some people to dress up in rough wool shirts & leather jerkins.

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