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Primary homework help saxon timeline

Primary homework help saxon timeline

by Mandy Barrow

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The Roman army left Britain about AD 410. When they had gone there was no strong army to defend Britain, and tribes called the Angle, Saxon, and Jute (the Anglo-Saxons) invaded. They left their homelands in northern Germany, Denmark and northern Holland and rowed across the North Sea in wooden boats.

The Anglo-Saxons ruled most of Britain but never conquered Cornwall in the south-west, Wales in the west, or Scotland in the north.

The Anglo-Saxons divided England into several kingdoms.

Missionaries from Roman spread Christianity across southern Britain.

The Battle of Mount Badon: Britons under an unknown leader defeat the Angles and Saxons

St Augustine brings Christianity to England from Rome

King Æthelberht of Kent gave him land in Canterbury to build a church. Æthelberht became the first Anglo-Saxon king to turn his back on paganism and become Christian.

Æthelberht is now one of the most powerful kings in England

Edwin of Northumbria becomes the first Christian king in the north of England

Anglo-Saxons in Britain

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Primary homework help saxon timeline

The Roman army left Britain about AD 410. When they had gone there was no strong army to defend Britain, and tribes called the Angle, Saxon, and Jute (the Anglo-Saxons) invaded. They left their homelands in northern Germany, Denmark and northern Holland and rowed across the North Sea in wooden boats.

The Anglo-Saxons ruled most of Britain but never conquered Cornwall in the south-west, Wales in the west, or Scotland in the north.

The Anglo-Saxons divided England into several kingdoms.

Missionaries from Roman spread Christianity across southern Britain.

Anglo-Saxon Britain

First invasions of the Jutes from Jutland, Angles from South of Denmark and Saxons from Germany.
Britain is divided up into the Seven Kingdoms of Northumbria, Mercia, Anglia, Wessex, Essex, Sussex and Kent.

The Battle of Mount Badon: Britons under an unknown leader defeat the Angles and Saxons

St Augustine brings Christianity to England from Rome

King Æthelberht of Kent gave him land in Canterbury to build a church. Æthelberht became the first Anglo-Saxon king to turn his back on paganism and become Christian.

Æthelberht is now one of the most powerful kings in England

Edwin of Northumbria becomes the first Christian king in the north of England

© Copyright – please read
All the materials on these pages are free for homework and classroom use only. You may not redistribute, sell or place the content of this page on any other website or blog without written permission from the author Mandy Barrow.