Primary school resources to support the teaching of the Anglo-Saxons.
The Anglo-Saxon period includes the creation of the English nation.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century. They comprised people from Germanic tribes who migrated to the island from continental Europe.
The Anglo-Saxon period denotes the period of British history between about 450 and 1066.
Many aspects still survive today, including regional government of shires, the re-establishment of Christianity, a flowering of literature and language and the establishment of law.
Many of the artefacts in this collection have been made for re-enactment groups and have been replicated from finds from archaeological digs, making them as authentic as possible.