Keys to the Past



In the 5th and 6th centuries there was a period of immigration into England from Northern Germany and Southern Scandinavia. These new comers became known as Anglo-Saxons - this word is also used to describe the period from 5th century AD to the 1066, when the Normans invaded. However, although the name Anglo-Saxon is used, much of the population of the country probably had their origin in Roman Britain.

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