ï»¿ Interesting Facts about Anglo-Saxons, Germanic, England, Britons.
Interesting Facts about Anglo-Saxons.
Anglo-Saxons were originally tribes of Germanic people who settled in England in the period 400-500 AD. Although the indigenous population of Britons still existed they were soon overpowered, and by about 600 AD the Anglo-Saxons ruled most of England.
From then on right up until about 1100 AD the Anglo-Saxon culture dominated the land. There are many interesting facts about Anglo-Saxons some of which are listed below.
* The strongest social bonds which existed at the time were firstly toward the immediate kin and the local Lord, often the landowner. There was no concept of having any form of loyalty to a cause or belief, the bond was always of a personal nature.