FC: The Life of Anglo-Saxon Men
1: Origin .Anglo-Saxon is a word that represents the invading Germanic tribes in the southern and easter parts of Great Britain. | .Invaded Great Britain during the early 5th Century A.D. | .Descendants of three Germanic tribes. -Angles -Jutes -Saxons
2: Anglo Saxon men played a very dominant role in their family and in the eyes of society.
3: SOCIAL STRUCTURE .Tribal units led by chieftans (kings or lords} .Kings earned respect from their warriors and should be known for courageous acts and success in war
4: .Anglo Saxon men were usually very strong and lived very active lives. .They also were very aggressive and loved to fight.
5: .Fighting was a way of life in their culture. If you didn't avenge the death of a family member you were a disgrace to the family.
6: Work .Men, women, and children all worked on the farm but the majority of the work was left to the men. .They cut trees down to make room for plowing and sowing crops .Farmers also used oxen to plow large strips of field.
7: Specialized work .People with special skills made the tools that they needed for their everyday lives. .The smith would make iron tools, knives, and swords. .Furniture, carts, and wheels were made by the woodworker, etc. .
9: Although this was the most popular dress clothing styles changed from region to region. | The average dress for men were tunics, with tights or leggings, wrapped in cloth or leather.