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R-L176.1/S179.1 (Y-DNA)

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  • Somerled, king of the Hebrides (aft.1113 - 1164)
    Somerled, Lord of Argyll Married the daughter of King Olav of Man Somerled, Thane of Argyll married Ragnhild (?), daughter of Olaf, King of Man and the Isles, in 1140. He died in 1164 at near Renfr...

The purpose of this project is to document the paternal lineage of all peoples positive for the genetic marker L176.1/S179.1. This marker defines the y-DNA haplogroup currently labeled R1a-L176.

R1a-L176 is often called the "Scottish Subcluster" and is downstream of the Young Scandinavian L448.


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To participate in this project, join or follow the project, then add your oldest known ancestor who belonged to this haplogroup. The profile must be public in order to add it.