> Hi Neil and Guthlaf,
> Just to step in for a moment, Scotland in the 14th C was a conglomeration
> of peoples--you had the Danish and Norwegian settlers of the Viking
> period along the coast, the Isles, and rather heavily in Galloway; there
> would have been a strong Anglo-Saxon...
I don't think it was actually all that strong - the Angles all got
"ethnically cleansed" after Carham in 1018 and after that
Gaelic became dominant all the way to the Border, with English (and
The English) restricted to the burghs...
and then perhaps a bit of the Picts, provided we ever find
> out what the devil actually happened to them.
They shrank and became smurfs...I thought everyone knew that!!