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While the Church may have been organized differently, the political transformation that began with the Anglo-Norman’s arrival did not challenge the Catholic identity of the Irish 10. 12 For an excellent overview of these dissenting Protestants, see Richard L. The Border Reivers DNA Project shows the range of Y-DNA haplogroups for the common surname Elliott, one of which is very unusual in Britain. Many teams and drivers in Formula One (F1) are based in the UK, and the country has won more drivers' and constructors' titles than any other.

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Publisher: Millivres Prowler Group (March 1993)

ISBN: 1873741081

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