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The '''Anglo-Saxons''' were the Germanic-speaking tribes that invaded [[Britain]] after the collapse of the [[Roman Empire]].
 
The '''Anglo-Saxons''' were the Germanic-speaking tribes that invaded [[Britain]] after the collapse of the [[Roman Empire]].
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They were a non-[[Celtic]] people who inhabited Britain from perhaps as early as the mid-5th century. They are considered ancestral to the contemporary English, so in a sense they can be thought as still living in Britain.
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== External Links ==
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* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Saxons

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The Anglo-Saxons were the Germanic-speaking tribes that invaded Britain after the collapse of the Roman Empire. They were a non-Celtic people who inhabited Britain from perhaps as early as the mid-5th century. They are considered ancestral to the contemporary English, so in a sense they can be thought as still living in Britain.

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