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STUDY GUIDE FOR THE INTRODUCTION TO THE ANGLO-SAXON PERIOD Please read pages 2-5 of the Introduction to the Medieval Period in your anthology. Know the significance of these dates BCE 55 = Julius Caesar’s invasion (Roman Expedition) CE 43 = Roman Emperor Claudis establishes Roman rule in Britain 449 = Jutes under HeHengest and Horsa land on coast of Kent to begin the actual conquest of Britain 597 = Pope Gregory the Great sends his emissary Augustine to convert King Ethelbert of Kent 650 = Anglo-Saxons possess all of England 793 = Vikings attack Lindisfarne on the English coast, beginning more than a century of Viking raids and rule of parts of England. In your book it merely says "end of the 8th century" 871 = Alfred the Great of Wessex becomes Anglo-Saxon King 1014 = Danes conquer England 1066 = (year of the Norman conquest) Anglo-Saxon history of England comes to an end Explain: 1. the Anglo-Saxon tribal social system Anglo-Saxons maintained the forms of society that they brought with them from the continent
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2010 for the course ARTS arts 101 taught by Professor Tims during the Spring '09 term at Academy of Art University.

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