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The Germanic tribes that settled in Britain after the Romans departed were called the Angles, Saxons and Jutes. They were brought over to England as mercenaries by the Celtic petty-kings to help in their struggles between each other. The Gremanics, when they realised their opportunity, brought more of their peoples over from Germany and took over. Ftom them comes the later name England (Angle-land) and the term Anglo-Saxon. Today we still have continental names Saxony in Germany, and and Jutland (Jute Land) in Denmark (Dane-mark)..

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The Celts. Pronouned Kelt. Not Selt, as the Boston Basketball team would leave you to believe.

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What were the germanic tribes that settled in Britain after Romans departed were called the?

Angles (from which Angleland = England), Saxons (from present day Saxony in Germany) and Jutes (from present day Jutland Peninsula in Denmark).


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Germanic peoples, the Angles, Saxons and Jutes from northern Germany and the Frisians from northern Holland, migrated there in waves and took the island over.


Why didn't the Romans make the Germanic people their allies?

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