Legend is Verisimilitude (from Latin verisimilitudo, from verus true +
similitudo similitude) is the state or quality of something which exhibits
the appearance of truth or reality.
I do not know if this helps.
My similar hypothesis was created to explain the discrepancy between the
the archaeological evidence and the linguistic view. DNA evidence did not
get a look in.
This is a bit trickier, as we do not know how many Germans came over pre-
477 or whatever.
On Thu, 20 Jul 2006 06:21:37 +0900, Mark Hall <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>On 7/19/2006, "Andy Horton" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>3) There is name evidence that there was integration of the Saxons and
>>welas as early as the 8th century, so the integration would be much
>>than proposed. I would actually suggest that the welas and Saxons were
>>quite quick to gang up on their previous Roman overlords when it suited
>>their purpose, especially as some had vamoosed back off to Rome and left
>>their treasures buried in the earth. Then fighting for scarce resources
>>double crossing and murdering each other when it was politically
>>expedient. (I use Saxons as a collective name for the mixed tribes.)
>There is the whole legend concerning the foundation of Wessex with
>Cerdic, and other early kings in the line (Ceawlin for example).
>And another point (maybe its dealt with in the article), just how much
>debate is open on the mutation rate of the DNA in question???