facts About Anglo-saxons
- Anglo-saxons are from netherlands germany and denmark.
- The anglo-saxons came to britain between 410 AD and 1066 AD
- the anglo-saxons took england when the romans left britain
Anglo -saxons gods
Anglo- Saxon warriors came from three different countries Germany,Netherlands and Denmark.
They fearlessly fought the scotts in an epic war.
She is the goddess of spring and dawn.
She saved a bird from the cold.
Easter got made from Eostre.
Eostre is also the god of fertility and rebirth.
The sword was called seax it was a model archaeology it was also a small sword
First we flew in our helicopter around until we saw deep lines they were in a shape of a boat! Next we came down and we started to excavate a little bit in the middle, but we had to lightly dig then we saw runes. It read “Do not touch a curse is coming!” the archaeologists were thinking it was a trick to not find secrets. However, our team had to talk to the lawyer of the land owner and convince him to excavate lots more. It took a long time but he said… “Yes”.
Firstly it teaches us about Anglo Saxons life because it has fingerprints on which tells us what their job was.
Secondly some artefacts are incredibly valuable such as shields, helmets, spears, golden chest and a coffin.
Thirdly one body was in the coffin was rotten. The group opened then they were very surprised that a letter read I’m the treasure. The archaeologists showed the man what they found and he was delighted because they had found the god’s body. He was happy and they had a reward of supplies for their travels!
Their huts were made of wood with roofs thatched with straw
Boys learned the skills of their fathers. They learned to chop down trees with an axe, plough a field, and use a spear in battle. They also fished and went hunting with other men from the village.
The last Roman soldiers left Britain in 410. New people came in ships across the North Sea – the Anglo-Saxons. The Anglo-Saxon age in Britain was from around AD410 to AD1066.
They were a mix of tribes from Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands. The three biggest were the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes. The land they settled in was ‘Angle-land’, or England.
If we use the modern names for the countries they came from, the Saxons were German-Dutch, the Angles were southern Danish, and the Jutes were northern Danish.
How we found it.
First we were in a plane flying around the hillside. Next we saw a big lump: Keiran skydived to the lump. Luke, me, Calvin, Kale and Ashton went down Luke dug it up we went back. There was a strange man that was angry! at us? because we dug his place up. So we had to negotiate to his lawyer. I offered him £100m but he refused and said he was going to call the police. He said I will want a ticket to a football match at Old trafford so then we agreed. The man said he will come back in later on. The client accepted. So then we got away with it.
What we found.
Why is this important?
It’s important because it’s an Anglo Saxon who is buried in it and he was a famous man, so the museum are going to want to investigate to see if it really old.