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Why Is the English Culture Regarded as Anglo-saxon?

Summary: Anglo-Saxons played an important part in the later development of some of the cultural aspects of contemporary England, such as its language, its literacy and its literature. Had the Anglo-Saxons never invaded and, most importantly, settled in Britain, England would not be what it is today.
The history of England goes far back to the fifth century, with the arrival of Germanic tribes to the United Kingdom. These tribes were the Anglos, the Saxons and the Jutes, whose people later on became known as the Anglo-Saxons. They arrived to the island in boats with a need for land. They settled there and contributed to the birth of what is now England. Taking that into account, perhaps the reason English culture is considered Anglo-Saxon is that the former has its origins in the Anglo-Saxon period, and the importance of the Anglo-Saxon period in England can be seen nowadays in language, literacy and literature.

To start with, Anglo-Saxon conquest had an important impact on the construction of the English language as we know it at present. During the early Anglo-Saxon period in the fifth century, the Anglo-Saxon tribes which arrived...

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