Britain - Migration, Empires and the People

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  • Created on: 18-11-17 12:24
Who were the first settlers into Britain before 4000BC?
The Hunter-gatherers from Europe
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What were the anglo saxons famous for?
Tapestries, especially the Bayeux Tapestry
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When the Anglo Saxon kingdoms were fighting for dominance, what was this known as?
The Heptarchy
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What title was given to the strongest kings of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms?
Bretwalda
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Why did the Vikings want to invade Britain (for the first time)?
The Anglo-Saxons were very wealthy.
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Where was the first recorded attack in Britain from the Vikings and what did they steal?
Lindisfarne and they stole gold, silver and livestock
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When did the vikings permanently settle in Europe and where about in England specifically?
In the 850s and on the coasts
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What was the viking army known as?
The Great Heathen Army
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Which kingdom remained independent?
Wessex
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Who was the king of Wessex in 871?
Alfred the Great
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