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What came after the Anglo Saxon period?

The Anglo-Saxon era ended with William of Normandy's triumph at the battle of Hastings in 1066, which ushered in a new era of Norman rule.

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Just so, who came after the Anglo Saxons?

Harold hurried south and the two armies fought at the Battle of Hastings (14 October 1066). The Normans won, Harold was killed, and William became king. This brought an end to Anglo-Saxon and Viking rule. A new age of Norman rule in England had started.

One may also ask, where did the Anglo Saxons come from? The Anglo-Saxons left their homelands in northern Germany, Denmark and The Netherlands and rowed across the North Sea in wooden boats to Britain. They sailed across the North Sea in their long ships, which had one sail and many oars.

when did the Anglo Saxons start and end?

The Anglo-Saxon period stretched over 600 years, from 410 to 1066 The early settlers kept to small tribal groups, forming kingdoms and sub-kingdoms. By the ninth century, the country was divided into four kingdoms - Northumbria, Mercia, East Anglia and Wessex.

What did the Anglo Saxons look like?

The Anglo-Saxons were warrior-farmers and came from north-western Europe. They began to invade Britain while the Romans were still in control. The Anglo-Saxons were tall, fair-haired men, armed with swords and spears and round shields. They loved fighting and were very fierce.

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