By Mike Cascoigne of Annomundi.com •
According to an ancient account that has been preserved in Holinshed’s Chronicle, the earliest inhabitants of the island which is now called Britain were the Samotheans. Their first king was called Samothes, and he is believed to have been Meshech, the sixth son of Japheth.
Note: This history uses source material of questionable origin, known as “pseudo-Berosus”. See the Lost Works of Berosus.
The Samothean Kings
Holinshed’s Chronicle (1) is a large six-volume work, written during the Tudor period. It contains a comprehensive history of England, Scotland and Ireland, from the earliest times to shortly before the publication date (first edition 1578, second edition in 1587). Volume I describes a succession of Samothean kings, ruling over an empire until they were invaded by a giant called Albion. They were liberated by another powerful figure called Continue reading The Samotheans – First Inhabitants of Britain, and then the succession of kings continued until the arrival of Brutus the Trojan.