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An Anglo- Saxon glass bottle, found in Faversham, Kent, King's Field Cemetery. Many wonderful things were found when the railways were being built in the 1860's, this being one along with 20 gold brooches it would have been maybe the largest Anglo-Saxon find, but became a Victorian free for all, and the finds were not recorded properly and scattered.

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Lamp from Early Anglo-Saxon England

Anglo-Saxon rare Iron round bowl lamp on tripod feet, has traces of Bee's wax fuel. Only found in rich burials such as Bloomfield, Prittlewell in Essex and Sutton Hoo.

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Comparison of Old English and modern English, with the introduction of Beowulf. The full site is an encyclopedia of languages with information on history of languages, etc.

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Ancient boundaries are the strongest

A study released last week shows that up to 40 per cent of our DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations here in 450-600AD. The project is particularly interesting because it would seem that our genetic make-up bares out those old traditions and clichés about how we relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take for example the bitter wars fought over whether you put jam or cream on a scone first...

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Faversham, Kent, King's Field. Anglo-Saxon Glass bottle, In a 1950's study, of 266 Anglo-Saxon glass vessels,175 were found in Kent, 68 were found in Faversham,

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KS2 History Timelines- Anglo Saxons Timeline Posters

KS2 History Timelines- Anglo Saxons Timeline Posters

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Wheel of the year, Anglo Saxon stylee | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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Saxons: my last name, Arndt, is an ancient Saxon name, first recorded in the 600's A.D.

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Disk Brooch, early 600s Anglo-Saxon; Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England; Found at Teynam, southeastern England Gold, cells inset with garnets and glass, border inlaid with niello

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