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1:72 Scale Anglorum - The World of Anglo-Saxon England Photo Detail: In the not-too-recent past, the Saxons formed a ... : The Kingdom of the Anglo-Saxons (c. 900)

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King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Welcome to the Rune-of-the-Month Club! Ingwaz is the sixth rune of the third aett, and the twenty-second rune of the Elder Futhark as a whole. Its sound is that of the English “ng.” Like Thurisaz, it represents a sound written by two letters in the Roman...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Welcome to Tyr’s Aett, the third and final aett (group of eight) of the Elder Futhark. Tiwaz is the name of this aett’s first rune in reconstructed Common Germanic. Its name became first Teiws in Gothic, then later Tiw or Tiu in Anglo-Saxon and Tyr in Old...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Welcome to the Perthro column of Rune-of-the-Month Club. Perthro is the Rune for the sound represented by the Roman letter “P.” This is the sixth Rune of the second Aett, hence the fourteenth Rune, so we are moving right along! Perthro is the reconstructed...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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Anglo-Saxons. Plated disc brooch. Kent, England.
Anglo-Saxons: Sutton Hoo
Anglo-Saxons: Sutton Hoo. Helmet from the ship-burial at Sutton Hoo. Suffolk, England.
"The Anglo-Saxon and the World's Future" (1890) Josiah Strong
An Anglo-Saxon cavalry arm in early medieval Britain

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TUSD parent educator testifies in “Ethnic Studies” appeal
She stated that Gonzales “said things about Anglo-Saxons, and how the Anglos Saxons had treated people badly, particularly Chicano people.
Discover the history of Otley's oldest building
Today there are parts of the church dating back to the eleventh century along with early evidence of the Anglo-Saxons with Saxon crosses.
The Rick Perry Book List
To tie it all together, he floats the debunked theory that the Anglo-Saxons were themselves a (very) lost tribe of Israel.
August busy month in county
The Anglo-Saxons called August, Weod Monath, which means Weed Month, as it was in August that weeds and other crops grew the fastest. It's also said that August is the busiest month for many businesses, since most people take their vacations in August.
We're all national reps now
We are going to be hosting a barmy army of Anglo-Saxons over the next eight weeks. They will be good fun off the field but, when games are on, they'll howl at the injustice of everything a good referee ignores.

Suggested Web Resources

Anglo-Saxons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
BBC - Primary History - Anglo-Saxons
Discover how the Anglo-Saxons lived with an interactive guide to 8th-century English life. :
Sean Miller provides an introduction, timeline, dates, lists of rulers and archbishops, maps, texts and translations, including a searchable database of charters.
E-Intro to Old English - 1. The Anglo-Saxons
Explains who the Anglo-Saxons were, where their language came from, and what their language was like.
The Anglo-Saxons
Anglo-Saxons first came to England in the 4th century AD when they began raiding the east coast.

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