1: Anglo-Saxon History Meghan Wall
2: AD 43 Romans invade Britain
3: -Romans occupied S.Britain until 410
4: New settlers were called Anlgo Saxons
5: -Hadrian's Wall (Picts and Scots) -Angles and Saxons lived outside the Roman Empire
6: -Anlgo Saxons lived in small villages -Led simple lives, most farmers or sailors
7: -Pagans -had "lucky charms", rhymes, stones, etc.
8: Romans leave for Italy in 410 AD
9: -Pope sent Augustine to persuade the king to become a Christian -Next 100 years monasteries were built.
11: - Churches and monasteries became the center of learning - Only schools in Anglo Saxon England - Monks and nuns spent time in prayer, workshops, fields, and studying
12: -600 AD there were five important Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. They were Northumbria, Mercia, Wessex, Kent and East Anglia.
13: - Offa was King of Mercia from 757 to 796 - Mercia was the strongest kingdom in Anglo-Saxon England - Offa was the most powerful English king. -Offa issued England's first penny coins in silver
14: - Only king in British history to be called a great - B. 849 D. 899 - Father was king of Wessex - Fought and made peace with the Vikings - Encouraged people to learn and governed fairly - King for all of England
15: -Normans invaded England in 1066 - Won the invasion, ending the Anglo-Saxon period.