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Synonyms for Anglo-Saxon

a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest

a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for 'White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'

English prior to about 1100

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We've already enabled over 2,000 school children with their teachers to visit from across the region, bringing Anglo-Saxon history and learning to life.
They have been radiocarbon dated to 680-780 AD - similar to other Anglo-Saxon cemeteries at Street House, Loftus, and elsewhere in Yorkshire and County Durham.
The RCEWA made their recommendation on the Anglo-Saxon brooch on the grounds that it was of outstanding significance for the study of Anglo-Saxon art and material culture.
While clearly not writing for an academic readership, scholarly support is often present, particularly when she is discussing the Anglo-Saxon elements, and she frequently provides footnotes (conveniently located at the bottom of each page rather than at the end of the chapter or volume) to provide opportunities for following up or exploring further.
Unlike Bartlett, Barrow omits to mention that the destructiveness of the Vikings--whether there was in fact a monastic holocaust in early Anglo-Saxon England--is the subject of 'a long and still-lively controversy' (p.
Even Churchill himself did not speak of Anglo-Saxons much.
Research has shown that while an average of 77% of the words chosen by the English are Anglo-Saxon, the English-speaking Welsh average more than 80%.
It comes out of the proceedings of the Cross and Cruciform in the Anglo-Saxon World Conference in Winchester, Hampshire, England, 2003, which set out to analyze the motif of the cross in Anglo-Saxon literature and instances of "cross and cruciform" in Anglo-Saxon culture, particularly in Christian poetry, prayers, charms, homilies, a cruciform church, and a carved stone cross.
Tinti also makes important observations about the creation, size, and endowment of the late Anglo-Saxon monastic community at Worcester.
Christianity is the sea Anglo-Saxon poetry swims in.
Experts think the 1,500 pieces of gold are the spoils of an Anglo-Saxon battle, and TV historian Dan Snow believes the find has the potential to rewrite history books.
Dear Editor, Whilst it was good to read of the intention to take the Anglo-Saxon Hoard on an international roadshow, I do believe that a more strategic approach to the future of the hoard is needed, one that will help to stimulate the West Midlands regional economy and help to bring the world here.
The collection - the largest ever find of Anglo-Saxon gold - was unearthed on Staffordshire farmland by a metal detector enthusiast last year and later valued at pounds 3.
3 million to keep the largest ever hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold where it was discovered.
Lindisfarne Island just off Great Britan's northeast coast was the site of a turning point in Anglo-Saxon history.