The Saxons

Anglo-Saxons in Britain

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Sutton Hoo

The Sutton Hoo ship is a royal burial.

The burial was of an important Anglo-Saxon chief, probably King Raedwald who ruled East Anglia in the seventh century. He was one of the most powerful Saxon kings.

King Raedwald

Archaeologists found coins. jewellery, weapons and other treasures at Sutton Hoo. But the most exciting of all were the remains the great ship.

Back to the start of the Saxon ship burial at Sutton Hoo

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Where did the Anglo-Saxons Settle in Britain? - Settle

What Anglo Saxon Place names still exist today? - Place names

What Religion did the Anglo-Saxons follow? - Religion

Where do the names of the days of the week originate from? Days of the Week

Why is Sutton Hoo famous? Sutton Hoo

What were Anglo Saxon villages and houses like? Saxon Houses and Villages

What did the Anglo-Saxons Eat and Drink? Food and Drink

Who invaded England after the Anglo-Saxons? Who invaded next?

Who was the last Anglo Saxon King and where did he die? Last Saxon King

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