Tag Archives: Scotland

The Flemish in Dundee and Surrounding Areas

This is the second of a series of blog postings that are focused on evidence of Flemish involvement in specific areas of Scotland.  In this posting John Irvine examines the Flemish influence,  from the 12th century onwards, on Dundee and … Continue reading

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The Influence of Mainard the Fleming on the Character of St Andrews

One of the goals of this blog series is to identify and discuss people of Flemish origin who have had a noteworthy impact on Scotland.  In this blog article, Robin Evetts, our first guest blogger, examines the influence of Mainard … Continue reading

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The DNA Project

A DNA project associated with the Scotland and the Flemish People Project is now up and running.  This will be an important complement to the project’s historical research.  There are two key issues that DNA analysis could help address.  First, … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Flemish Names in Scotland

One of the goals of the Scotland and the Flemish People Project is to develop a comprehensive list of family names in Scotland that have Flemish roots.  Over the last year, we have compiled a preliminary list of Flemish rooted names, which appears … Continue reading

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