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What happened during the Anglo Saxon period?

The Anglo-Saxon period lasted for 600 years, from 410 to 1066, and in that time Britain's political landscape underwent many changes. 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.

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Similarly, you may ask, what happened to the Anglo Saxons?

The Anglo-Saxons take control After Alfred the Great, English kings gradually recaptured more and more land from the Vikings. In 954, the Anglo-Saxons drove out Eric Bloodaxe, the last Viking king of Jorvik. Later, when Eric was killed in battle, the Vikings agreed to be ruled by England's king.

Similarly, what battle ended the Anglo Saxon period? the battle of Hastings

Hereof, how was life different in the Anglo Saxon period?

Everyday life in Anglo Saxon England was hard and rough even for the rich. At the top were the thanes, the Saxon upper class. They enjoyed hunting and feasting and they were expected to give their followers gifts like weapons. Below them were the churls.

What impact did the Anglo Saxons have on Britain?

The Anglo-Saxons didn't like the stone houses and streets left by the Romans, so they built their own villages. They looked for land which had lots of natural resources like food, water and wood to build and heat their homes, and Britain's forests had everything they needed.

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