2-19-07 Notes - Usually has at least one chronology...

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Usually has at least one chronology question. End of chapter 6, 7, 8, and 9. Anglo – Saxon England England, 450-1066 Enlaland = land of the Angles Division of England into shires (further divided into hundreds) and parishes Names of Villages Institution of monarchy Beginnings of English Language Angles and Saxons were neighbors. Saxons were also neighbors to the Franks. Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation by the Venerable Bede in the 8 th Century Beawulf in the 8 th century poem describing a tribal warrior culture Anglo-Saxon Chronicles - 9 th century 700 A.D. Wessex, Sussex, Essex are mostly settled by the Saxons Kent was controlled by the Jutes. Heptarchy Bretwalda (“Ruler of Britain”) King Offa of Mercia (757-796) – First king of Mercia to hold the Bretwalda title Rex Anglorum – Kingof English Offa's Dyke (150 miles; 27 meters wide by 8 meters high) Introduced Penny minted from there on by the kings House of Wessex King Egbert of Wessex (802-839) Defeated Mercia at Battle of Ellendum in 825 Bretwalda Vikings in England 793 – sacked monastery at Lindisfarne Their ship was perfect to ride down the rivers in England, making it easy to raid many places.
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