The first inhabitants were the Britons, who came from Armenia  and first settled in the south of Britain.   
- ↑ "De tractu Armoricano." -- Bede, "Ecclesiastical History" i. I. The word Armenia occurring a few lines above in Bede, it was perhaps inadvertently written by the Saxon compiler of the "Chronicle" instead of Armorica.
- ↑ The Church Historians of England - Page 1 by Joseph Stevenson
- ↑ English Historical Documents - Page 148 by David Douglas
- ↑ The Anglo Saxon Chronicle - Page 16