Tag Archives: Anglo-Saxon

Thursday’s Child Has Far To Go.

We tend to take the names for the day’s of the week for granted, never giving a second thought as to where from or why? So, here it is -the bluffer’s guide to English weekday names. Most of Europe adopted the Roman … Continue reading

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The Undley Bracteate – The First Recorded Sentence In English.

The Undley Bracteate, an Anglo-Saxon gold medallion the size of a 10p piece, was discovered at Undley in Suffolk in 1982. The Anglo-Saxons were a functionally illiterate group and wrote nothing down; they never saw the benefits of using their … Continue reading

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