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Who were Britons? The Roman invasion of Britons or England

Who were Britons?The Britons were the Celtic people culturally dominating Great Britain from the British Iron Age until the Early Middle Ages. They spoke the Insular Celtic language known as British or Brythonic. They lived throughout Britain south of about the Firth of Forth, after the 5th century Britons also migrated to continental Europe where they established the settlements of Brittany in France and the obscure Britonia in what is now Galicia, Spain. Their relationship to the Picts north of the Forth has been the subject of much discussion.
The earliest evidence for the Britons and their language in historical sources dates to the Iron Age. After the Roman Conquest of 43 AD, a Romano-British culture began to emerge. With the advent of Anglo-Saxon settlement in the 5th century, the culture and language of the Britons began to fragment by the 11th century their descendants had split into distinct groups and are generally discussed separately as the Welsh, Cornish, and Britons. Th…

The Norman Conquests of England: Effect of Norman Conquest on the Development of English Prose

The Norman Conquests of England: Effect of Norman Conquest on the Development of English Prose
Who were The Normans? Who led the Norman conquest of England?The Normans were originally a hardy race of sea robbers inhabiting Scandinavia. In the 10th century, they conquered a part of Northern France which is called Normandy and rapidly adopted the French culture and language. Their conquest of Anglo-Saxon England under William who was the Duke of Normandy began with the battle of Hastings in 1066 (Norman Conquest of 1066). The literature which they brought to England after the conquest is remarkable for its bright romantic tales of love and adventure and it was in contrast with the strength and somberness of Anglo-Saxon poetry.

How did the Normans changed England and English Literature?The conquest of England by the Norman seaman at first to crush the English people to destroy their literature and to threaten their speech but this expectation was wrong as the conqueror was conquered by th…