THE ANGLO-SAXONS AND THE VIKINGS
A Coggle Diagram about (In 927 Athelstan created a kingdom based of royal authority, law and coinage., Church schools were opened and a naw legal code was created., In 991 the Vkings organised an attack, but the English responded by paying money. In 1015 there was another Danish invasion., Alfred established the capital at Winchester. Latin text was translated into Anglo-Saxon., Alfred reorganised the army of Wessex. Built the fortresses and planned a navy with longship., The last Anlgo-Saxon king was Harold. Harold managed to defeat the Danes, nut had to march south to fight, Duke of Normandy.
At the battle of Hastings in 1066, Harold was killed and the Anglo-Saxons were defeated by Normans. text, When the king Ethelred died, his brother Alfred became king and defeated the Danish in 878 at the Battle of Edington., ALFRED THE GREAT and Alfred died in 899. His son Edward and his grandson Athelstan succeded to the throne.), (CHRISTIANISATION, The Romans had introduced Christianity to Britain.
The Anglo-Saxons reintroduced pagan values., In 597 Agustine, a monk, went to bring Christianity back to England., In 602 was founded the cathedral of Canterbury and Augustine became the first Archibshop of Canterbury., England joined Europe's ecclesiastical culures., In 635 was founded the monastry of Lindisfarne. The monks produced the illuminated Gospels. and In 685, was founded a new monastery where the scholar Venerable Bede wrote " The Ecclesiastical History of the English People.), (THE DANES, The Danes, or Vikings was neighbours of Anglo-Saxons. They were sea people., They crossed the Atlantic on their longship, looking for cattle, treasure and slaves., In 793, they sacked Lindisfarne, destroying hundreds of manuscripts and taking the monks slaves., In 9 century the Viking invasion of Britain became an occupation. and Their language blended with that of the local population. ) and (THE ANGLO-SAXONS, In 5 and 6 centuries, the British were overwhelmed by Jutes, Angles and Saxons., They are settled south of Hadrian's Wall, because they were looking for farming land., Their society was founded on loyalty to the family and the centre of communal life was the HALL.
The hall was the place where they gathered. and By the beginning of the 7 century, the boundaries of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms, or Seven Kingdoms, had formed.)