Jutes first (to Kent), then Angles, Saxons, & Frisians (Anglo Saxons) - Founding of England, settlement - Keel boats - Angles in the North of England also included people from Norway and Western Sweden
Old English (Anglo Saxon) Grammar Book - Awesome help for explaining how the language worked. Yet another I'll add to my list for research on The Confessor's Burden. #marymcfarlandauthor MaryMcFarland www.marymcfarlandauthor.com.
Old English (Anglo-Saxon): Where is the horse gone? Where the rider? Where the giver of treasure? Where are the seats at the feast? Where are the revels in the hall? How that time has passed away, grown dark under cover of night, as if it had never been.
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...