U.K. History - 02

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
   Anglo-Saxon      Britannia      Canute      Christianity      Danelaw      Germanic      Hadrian's Wall      King Arthur      London      Romans      Vikings   

Antiquity and early Middle-Ages
43 AD: beginning of the conquest of Britain by the except for Scotland which remained separated by . They founded , brought and maintained control of their province of until the 5th century.
5th century: beginning of the invasion, which is often considered to be the origin of England and the English people. They were a collection of various peoples (Jutes, Saxons and Angles). They established several kingdoms (Northumbria, Mercia, Kent, East Anglia, Essex,Sussex, Wessex, ...). This is also the period of the legendary .
9th century: frequent raids by the who took control of a region in the west and the centre of the island, called the . They even ruled the country, alternately with the Anglo-Saxon House of Wessex, under a dynasty of Danish kings, the most famous being King (1016-35).

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