Anglo-Saxon

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Anglo-Saxon

1. a member of any of the West Germanic tribes (Angles, Saxons, and Jutes) that settled in Britain from the 5th century ad and were dominant until the Norman conquest
2. the language of these tribes
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Dressing up as Anglo Saxons, telling riddles in the theatre and acting out the famous Saxon story Beowolf was a highlight of the day.
Anglo Saxon pottery, loom weights and metal working residues have all been recovered from the site, which has also yielded several Iron Age roundhouses, ditches and pit alignments, which were used as land divisions.
There is no doubt the Anglo Saxon world was a harsh one.
A METAL detector enthusiast told how he unearthed an Anglo Saxon silver sword pommel in North Wales.
A priest of colour with considerable training and experience went to an Anglican church to enquire about a position and was told, "We are Anglo Saxon."
A Whiggish master narrative of the onward march of liberty was reinforced with a racist celebration of the Anglo Saxon heritage as the warrant of true Englishness.
STANDING in the background of all the column inches written in recent weeks by politicians, museums and curators wanting to bask in the reflected glory of the Anglo Saxon Princess Exhibition at the Kirkleatham Musuem, is an unassuming man.
The cathedral's priceless Anglo Saxon sculpture, the Lichfield Angel, which is believed to date to around 780, will also be redisplayed when the touring Staffordshire Hoard exhibition runs at the cathedral from July 30 to August 22.
One of the roleplayers in the burial enactment, Linda Rae said: "Anglo Saxon burials were important because of their symbolism and cycle of life.
From looking at DNA Sir Walter discovered that three quarters of the regional gene pool tested in the North East matches the Anglo Saxon genetic signature.
Theod, an Anglo Saxon living-history re-enactment group, will be at the Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields on Saturday and Sunday.
NGyrwe, an Anglo Saxon demonstration farm containing rare animal breeds and experimentally reconstructed timber buildings

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