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CLIP 5262

Why the Anglo Saxons came to Britain

Why the Anglo Saxons came to Britain

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Key Info
  • Why the Anglo Saxons came to Britain
  • Duration: 01:03
  • The Anglo Saxons were initially invited to this country to help the rulers fight the Picts, a late Iron Age/early medieval people who lived in what is now eastern and northern Scotland. The success the Anglo Saxons experienced during this time encouraged them to settle here in greater numbers.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: Anglo, Saxon, tribes, settle, invasion, invaders, chronicle, Picts, medieval
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful in discussing why the Anglo Saxons invaded. Provides children with a more detailed view of the Anglo Saxon’s motives.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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