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To: familyop
I think you mean left for England from Saxony (the North of what is now Germany). The Angles, another Germanic group, migrated around the same time, hence the name Anglo Saxon. Then the Danes and a smattering of Norwegians, the Normans (Viking stock who were settled in the northwest of France to be kept happily away from sacking Paris). For around 600 years England was the Grand Central Station of really bada** fellows with axes and swords.
15 posted on 03/30/2013 8:09:11 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: katana

Thank you. True about trying to decipher history during those times. I’ve only managed to take time to read a few accounts as related by English locals to monks long after events, to read from a few studies and the like. More than a little rusty, too. And yes, accounts and names varied from place to place and language to language (being so varied to this day).


16 posted on 03/30/2013 9:12:31 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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