September 20, 2005

Stability of British height in England since the Neolithic

Medieval ancestors measured up to our height standards

OUR ANCESTORS were as tall as we are, contrary to popular belief. Over the past five millennia the average height of men in Britain has remained stable at about 170cm (5ft 7in), and that of women at 160cm (5ft 3in).

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