Anglo-Saxons Fact Cards - Treetop Displays - A set of 18 A5 fact cards that give fun and interesting facts about the Anglo-Saxons. Each fact card has a key word heading, making this set an excellent word bank as well! Visit our website for more information and for other printable resources by clicking on the provided links. Designed by teachers for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2).
The oldest door in Britain in Westminster Abbey -A 900-year-old door was put in place in the 1050s, during the reign of the Abbey's founder, Edward the Confessor. It makes it the only surviving Anglo Saxon door in Britain. The door, which measures 6.5ft by 4ft, was made from one tree which probably grew between AD 924 and 1030.
The Bayeux Tapestry - chronicles the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. It is actually and embroidered cloth and is nearly 230 feet long. The fact that it survived in such amazing shape since it's creation (no one knows exactly when but it is mentioned in the 1400's) is incredible... Been there!
Gold Anglo-Saxon Finger Ring, late Anglo-Saxon period (10-11C). The ring is made up of three twisted gold rods which are rectangular in section, the ends of which are tapered and hammered together. The ring is of a type that is associated with the Vikings, and could possibly be Scandinavian in origin. 25mm dia.,12.5g
The right half of the front panel of the seventh century Franks Casket, depicting the pan-Germanic legend of Weyland Smith also Weyland The Smith, which was apparently also a part of Anglo-Saxon pagan mythology.