Anglo saxon history

Uncover the fascinating world of Anglo-Saxon history and discover the origins, achievements, and legacy of this influential civilization. Dive into the captivating stories and explore the remarkable contributions of the Anglo-Saxons.
"A map of Anglo–Saxon Britain after the departure of the Roman Legion during a period known as the Heptarchy, or Seven Kingdoms (AD 500–850)."

Map of A map of Anglo–Saxon Britain after the departure of the Roman Legion during a period known as the Heptarchy, or Seven Kingdoms (AD 500–850). The map is color–coded to show the territories of Strathclyde, Northumbria, Mercia, East Angles, Kent, Wessex, North Wales, West Wales, and the southern portion of the Picts. Within these divisions are shown the territories of Galloway, Bernicia, Deira, Middle Angles, South Angles, East Saxons, and South Saxons. Important cities, ports, and…

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Tina Maclennan
Ufton Archaeology, Ruins, History, British History, Historical Maps, English Village, English History, Medieval England, Archaeological Discoveries

In search of the origins of the English village Just how much information has come from excavation undertaken in advance of development work? In a major survey of Anglo-Saxon settlement, John Blair has been discovering what riches lie in the archives. It is useless for Anglo-Saxonists to deny it: Roman villas and Norman castles have a hugely greater impact on most people’s imagination than anything built in England between AD 400 and 1050. Yet small-scale works of art from the period — the…

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