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The Angles, Jutes and Saxons were groups of people living in what is now Denmark… Uk History, British History, World History, Family History, Asian History, Tudor History, History Facts, Anglo Saxon History, Ancient History

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The Angles, Jutes and Saxons were groups of people living in what is now Denmark and northern Germany. Starting in 440AD, warriors sailed across and landed on the eastern seaboard of Celtic Britain, in ever increasing numbers. They met stiff resistance, but after two centuries of continuous battling the Anglo-Saxons (as they became known) had established control over most of southern Britain.

Chronological Listing of the Kings of England History Uk History, Tudor History, European History, British History, History Facts, Ancient History, Strange History, Asian History, History Medieval

Chronological Listing of the Kings of England

Chronological Listing of the Kings of England

 Harry Potter - The Mysterious Septology Symbol - Beyond Hogwartsancient anglo-saxon runes . Harry Potter - The Mysterious Septology Symbol - Beyond Hogwarts Harry Potter Alphabet, Alphabet Code, Alphabet Symbols, Glyphs Symbols, Celtic Alphabet, Harry Potter Symbols, Norse Symbols, Anglo Saxon Runes, Anglo Saxon Alphabet

The Anglo Saxons spoke Germanic languages and were not very good at reading and writing. Instead They used symbols called runes. Whereas the Britains who were pushed westward understood the Roman language of Latin and could read and write.

Early Anglo-Saxon brooches and pendants British Museum, London Renaissance Jewelry, Medieval Jewelry, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Medieval Hats, Anglo Saxon History, Ancient History, Vikings, Sutton Hoo

Early Anglo-Saxon brooches and pendants

British Museum, London 21. Kentish brooches developed from Scandinavian prototypes Early 6th C AD From Dover, Kent 22. pendants from Kentish graves 6th-7th C AD From Dover, Kent 23. Four garnet inlaid, silver -gilt disc brooches of Kentish type 6th-7th C AD Faversham and Wingham, Kent

BBC - Primary History - Anglo-Saxons - Anglo-Saxon life This is what an Anglo-Saxon house was like. The people are modern but wearing 'Anglo-Saxon' clothes. Medieval Village, Medieval Houses, Medieval Life, Anglo Saxon History, British History, Anglo Saxon Houses, Anglo Saxão, Primary History, Germanic Tribes

Who were the Anglo-Saxons?

Where did the Anglo-Saxons come from? Learn about Anglo-Saxons settlements, daily life and jobs in this BBC Bitesize KS2 History.

Mercia was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom bordering Wessex and East Anglia long ago, before England was one country. Aethelflaed, daughter of King Alfred the Great, ruled and died there. Anglo Saxon History, Anglo Saxon Words, European History, Women In History, Medieval, Alfred The Great, Germanic Tribes, Shield Maiden, Celtic Mythology

Æthelflæd - She presided over the victory of The Battle of Tettenhall in AD 910, sometimes referred to as The Battle of Wōdnesfeld - now known as Wednesfield.

Stained glass of Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians, eldest daughter of Alfred the Great. Anglo Saxon History, European History, British History, Art History, American History, Anglo Saxon Kingdoms, English Monarchs, Alfred The Great, Stained Glass Angel

The Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia

Stained glass of Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians, eldest daughter of Alfred the Great.

From north to south: The Danish part of Jutland in purple and terracotta, Schleswig in red and brown, and Holstein in lime yellow. The Schleswig-Holstein Question was about the status of those territories. Anglo Saxon History, European History, British History, Ancient History, Asian History, Tudor History, Ancient Aliens, American History, History Memes

Angles | Wikiwand

The Angles were one of the main Germanic peoples[2] who settled in Great Britain in the post-Roman period. They founded several kingdoms of the Heptarchy in Anglo-Saxon England, and their name is the root of the name England . According to Tacitus, writing before their move to Britain, Angles lived alongside Langobards and Semnones in historical regions of Schleswig and Holstein, which are today part of southern Denmark and northern Germany .[3]

Map of Scandinavia according to old English poem. - Map of Scandinavia according to old English poem ‘Beowulf’. Uk History, European History, Fantasy Map, Fantasy Artwork, Anglo Saxon History, British Literature, Beowulf, Alternate History, Historical Maps

LibGuides: Beowulf: The Anglo-Saxon World of Beowulf

A guide to information about the origins and composition of the epic poem Beowulf