The Anglo-Saxons were warrior-farmers and came from north-western Europe. They began to invade Britain while the Romans were still in control. The Anglo-Saxons were tall, fair-haired men, armed with swords and spears and round shields.
They were also skilled farmers, hunters and tradesman, often coming into contact with the Vikings. Explore a range of online sites and uncover what the Anglo-Saxons have left behind and how they have shaped our lives in modern day Britain.