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From: Matthew Harley <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2003 23:38:07 +0000
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Paul Carr wrote:
>
> But didn't the planters come from all over Britain?

In Ulster they were predominantly from Scotland.

> >
> > Just to complicate things some say that the Scotti of Dal
> > Riata in Antrim actually came across from the same part of
> > North Britain, maybe in the Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age!
>
> Hence the term Cruithin?

And variations therof.

Some say it is Q-Celtic but cognate with the P-Celtic
"Pretani" which in turn is cognate with Brittani (British).

But I'm no linguist and am not sure.

Matt Harley


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