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Online Celtic History Newsletter
« on: October 03, 2008, 09:12:19 AM »
Had to do something spooky for the October issue
Celtic Escorts to the Afterlife
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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2008, 09:58:02 AM »
Groomporter...just signed up...very cool, and thanks!

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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2008, 10:02:27 AM »
Very interesting, I signed up as well!
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« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2008, 09:46:21 AM »
"If the Irish can do it so can we!"
That's how my old Scottish group tried to promote some of our St. "Andy's" Day events:

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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2009, 11:37:38 AM »
I've heard of the Darien Scheme before, but never got around to looking into it until now.
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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2009, 09:49:03 AM »
Just posted this month's issue. It was something I'ld be interested in being disproved on.
Were Highlanders wearing knee length tartan "coats" with buttons in the late 16th early 17th century? I've have not seen evidence of it.
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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2009, 11:12:47 AM »
My latest article for the Celtic History Newsletter might be of interest to Chess players.
http://lists.topica.com/lists/celtic_history/read/message.html?mid=1722107476&sort=d&start=38
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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2009, 08:13:18 PM »
Out of curiosity I Emailed the author of the "Oxford History of Board Games", and "Oxford Guide to Card Games" what he thought of the opinion that the Lewis Chessmen are not Chess pieces.
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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2010, 11:31:14 AM »
Been struggling for potential topics lately, but I this month's look at the historical Macbeth is better than my recent issues (even though the upload process converted all my quotation marks to question marks -humph)
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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2010, 03:06:16 PM »
Since I already do a monthly Celtic history newsletter, I figured I might as well turn some of what I find into a blog of Celtic history and archeology in the news: https://celtichist.wordpress.com/
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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2010, 08:27:23 AM »
My latest Celtic History Newsletter might be a bit light on the Celtic end, but great for lovers of exotic adventure stories http://lists.topica.com/lists/celtic_history/read/message.html?mid=1722352454&sort=d&start=51
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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #12 on: June 06, 2011, 08:17:01 PM »
Had fun this month looking into some of the (questionable) legends about the origins of the events in the Highland games
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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #13 on: August 07, 2011, 09:27:39 AM »
Latest issue is now online
http://lists.topica.com/lists/celtic_history/read/message.html?mid=1722553499&sort=d&start=59

I also had several positive comments on last month's issue describing a DNA study which seemed to show that the majority of people in the British Isles are actually descended from people who came from the Iberian Peninsula.
http://lists.topica.com/lists/celtic_history/read/message.html?mid=1722545150&sort=d&start=59
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Re: Online Celtic History Newsletter
« Reply #14 on: October 29, 2011, 10:57:41 AM »
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