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An important clue to the early settlement of Anglo-Saxons is in place names. Most of the place names of our region (and England as a whole) are of Anglo-Saxon origin and often tell us the names and activities of the first Anglo-Saxon settlers. There are many forms of Anglo-Saxon place names, but amongst the most
Apr 02, 2014 · The decoration and ring style date the piece to around 580-650 A.D., a period when the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of Kent, Essex and East Anglia were first introduced to Christianity. Pope Gregory I sent Augustine, a Benedictine monk who would become the first Archbishop of Canterbury, on a mission to convert King Æthelberht of Kent in 597 A.D.
Anglo Saxon Town and Place Names: Many elements in our modern English place names ultimately come from Anglo Saxon place names. Often a name would combine a reference to the owner of the land and some description about it. Here are some common elements in place names: barrow a wood. burna (-borne) a brook, stream