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A study released last week shows that up to 40 per cent of our DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations here in 450-600AD. The project is particularly interesting because it would seem that our genetic make-up bares out those old traditions and clichés about how we relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take for example the bitter wars fought over whether you put jam or cream on a scone first...

Ancient boundaries are the strongest

A study released last week shows that up to 40 per cent of our DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations here in 450-600AD. The project is particularly interesting because it would seem that our genetic make-up bares out those old traditions and clichés about how we relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take for example the bitter wars fought over whether you put jam or cream on a scone first...

Comparison of Old English and modern English, with the introduction of Beowulf. The full site is an encyclopedia of languages with information on history of languages, etc.

Comparison of Old English and modern English, with the introduction of Beowulf. The full site is an encyclopedia of languages with information on history of languages, etc.

Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo:  Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London.  by Malcolm Bott

Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London. by Malcolm Bott

Anglo-saxon- nice embroidery around the neck and cuffs.  Seems like they didn't worry so much about tight-fitting sleeves, I guess because they had better weather than the poor norse folk.

Anglo-saxon- nice embroidery around the neck and cuffs. Seems like they didn't worry so much about tight-fitting sleeves, I guess because they had better weather than the poor norse folk.

Map of Anglo-Saxon Britain - LOOK!  Right in the middle:  "Mericans"!  ('murica)

Map of Anglo-Saxon Britain - LOOK! Right in the middle: "Mericans"! ('murica)

( - p.mc.n. ) The Jutland Peninsula showing the historic homeland of the Germanic tribes of Jutes, Angles and Saxons after the Roman departure from Britain in around 500 CE.

( - p.mc.n. ) The Jutland Peninsula showing the historic homeland of the Germanic tribes of Jutes, Angles and Saxons after the Roman departure from Britain in around 500 CE.

Typical Anglo-Saxon Burh, a type of fortification that developed to protect towns from other Germanic invaders such as vikings.

Typical Anglo-Saxon Burh, a type of fortification that developed to protect towns from other Germanic invaders such as vikings.

Maps of Anglo-Saxon England | Kemble  This Map is based upon Bede's Ecclesiastical History

Maps of Anglo-Saxon England | Kemble This Map is based upon Bede's Ecclesiastical History

Wheel of the year, Anglo Saxon stylee | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Wheel of the year, Anglo Saxon stylee | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Kingston Down brooch, Anglo-Saxon, early seventh-century. The ‘step’ pattern recalls the centre of the St Mark carpet page in the Lindisfarne Gospels.

Kingston Down brooch, Anglo-Saxon, early seventh-century. The ‘step’ pattern recalls the centre of the St Mark carpet page in the Lindisfarne Gospels.

Saxon homes projects

Saxon homes projects

Anglo-Saxon Stones, St Mary's church, Acton, Cheshire, England.

Anglo-Saxon Stones, St Mary's church, Acton, Cheshire, England.

Anglo-Saxon Filigree Seahorse from the Staffordshire Hoard, c. 7th-8th Century at Ancient & Medieval History

Anglo-Saxon Filigree Seahorse from the Staffordshire Hoard, c. 7th-8th Century at Ancient & Medieval History

Vikings and Anglo-Saxon names - Concise lists of Viking and Anglo-Saxon names, ideal for stories and writing activities.

Vikings and Anglo-Saxon names - Concise lists of Viking and Anglo-Saxon names, ideal for stories and writing activities.

Anglo Saxon period: 927–1066

Anglo Saxon period: 927–1066

Anglo-Saxon Britain  Currently working on a paper concerning the comitatus and it's impact on post Roman Britain.

Anglo-Saxon Britain Currently working on a paper concerning the comitatus and it's impact on post Roman Britain.

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