Who inhabited Britain before the Celts?
Britain was unoccupied by humans between 180,000 and 60,000 years ago, when Neanderthals returned.
|Prehistoric Britain||until c. 43 AD|
|British Iron Age||c. 800 BC|
|Roman Britain||c. 43–410|
|Sub-Roman Britain||c. 400s – late 500s|
Who ruled England before William the Conqueror?
Alfred the Great of Saxon descent, from Wessex who ruled between 871-899, many historians consider the first king of all England but this was 450 years after the Romans left.
Who lived in England before the Anglo-Saxon?
Briton, one of a people inhabiting Britain before the Anglo-Saxon invasions beginning in the 5th century ad.
Who did the Welsh descended from?
Most people in Scotland, Ireland and Wales were assumed to be descended from Celtic farming tribes who migrated here from central Europe up to 6,500 years ago. The English were thought to largely take their genetic line from the Anglo-Saxon invaders of the Dark Ages who supposedly wiped out the Celts in England.