Ghostrider Posted June 8, 2011 Report Share Posted June 8, 2011 ^^ Not to nitpick, but your history and geography is a bit off. "Faroes" is like saying "Shetlands". I'll let "Fair Isles" go as a typo though. In a historical context "Dutch" refers to parts of both present day Holland and Germany. The lines have become blurred with the realigning of national borders and the retelling of stories over the years. As for the Spanish "occupying" Fair Isle and spreading their genes, while the latter is not impossible, I think figuring out how to stay alive was much higher up their list of priorities than conquering the locals, either physically or genetically. There's probably more truth in the old story that many natives of Cunningsburgh are of Spanish descent, but I'll leave it up to our local Archivist to offer a professional opinion on that one. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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