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5 Facts About Anglo Saxons

Here are 5 facts about Anglo Saxons

  • Anglo saxons were the Germanic hordes who invaded east and southern England in the early 5th century AD
  • The Anglo-Saxon Era is that period of English history between about 550 and 1066
  • The term is used for the language we now call Old English
  • Old English language is far closer to early German than Middle English.
  • Early Anglo-Saxon buildings were generally simple, constructed mainly using timber with thatch for roofing.
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