Anglo-Saxons


Key Events of the Period
Date Event
c.AD410 Romans leave England and its shores unprotected.
c.AD450 First Anglo-Saxons arrive in Britain.
c.AD597 St. Augustine preaches Christianity.
c.AD597 St. Augustine builds Canterbury Cathedral in Kent.
c.AD625 Burials at Sutton Hoo.
c.AD731 Venerable Bede finishes writing the Ecclesiastical History of the English People.
c.AD783 Offa's Dyke construction finished.
c.AD789 Viking raids begin.