Peanfahel and Catraeth

Still reading Fraser's From Caledonia to Pictland: Scotland to 795.... today I read through part of his discussion on the Pictish language and I really enjoyed it. He noted that linguists are now secure in their belief that the Pictish language is a dialect of British, in fact Fraser refers to it as 'Pictish British'.... Continue Reading →

LKM: Gododdin

This month's lost kingdom is Gododdin in southern Scotland (early medieval northern Northumbria). This post just gets longer and longer and still seems incomplete, so hopefully it will do to give you a flavor of this lost kingdom. Gododdin is the one British kingdom that appears to have been conquered and annexed into Bernicia/Northumbria under... Continue Reading →

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