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Anglo-Saxon kingdom in the south of Great Britain, from 519 until England was unified by Æthelstan in 927. Wikipedia

  • Anglo-Saxons

    The Anglo-Saxons were a cultural group who inhabited England. They traced their origins to the 5th century settlement of incomers to Britain, who migrated to the island from the North Sea coastlands of continental Europe. Wikipedia

  • History of Anglo-Saxon England

    Early medieval England, existing from the 5th to the 11th centuries from the end of Roman Britain until the Norman conquest in 1066. United as the Kingdom of England by King Æthelstan (r. Wikipedia

  • Alfred the Great

    King of the West Saxons from 871 to c. 886 and king of the Anglo-Saxons from c. 886 to 899. The youngest son of King Æthelwulf of Wessex. Wikipedia

  • Mercia

    One of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy. Latinisation of the Old English Mierce or Myrce , meaning "border people" (see March). Wikipedia

  • Kingdom of England

    Sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from 12 July 927, when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, until 1 May 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain. Among the most powerful states in Europe and a great power during the medieval period. Wikipedia

  • England

    Country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. Wikipedia

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    • Western Christianity came to Devon when it was over a long period incorporated into the kingdom of Wessex and the jurisdiction of the bishop of Wessex.Devon-Wikipedia
    • This alliance later broke down and Anarawd came to an agreement with Alfred, king of Wessex, with whom he fought against the west Welsh.Wales-Wikipedia
    • In the 10th century, Oxford became an important military frontier town between the kingdoms of Mercia and Wessex and was raided by Danes.Oxford-Wikipedia
    • Through the educational reforms of King Alfred in the 9th century and the influence of the kingdom of Wessex, the West Saxon dialect became the standard written variety.English language-Wikipedia
    • Hampshire's county town is Winchester, a historic city that was once the capital of the ancient kingdom of Wessex and of England until the Norman conquest of England.Hampshire-Wikipedia
    • Norfolk, Suffolk and several adjacent areas became the kingdom of East Anglia (one of the heptarchy), which later merged with Mercia and then with Wessex.Norfolk-Wikipedia

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