Anglo-Saxon York

Posted: February 13, 2014 in History, Saxon History, UK, York
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Anglo-Saxon Eoforwic was a thriving commercial centre. Artistry, industry and learning flourished within the city. It is at this period that the first schools and churches were founded in York. It may have been this prosperity which first attracted the Viking raiders in the ninth century.

Many examples of Anglo-Saxon craftsmanship on display in the museum of Yorkshire.

Anglo-Saxon jewellery

Anglo-Saxon jewellery

Anglo-Saxon comb and hair grip

Anglo-Saxon comb and hair grip

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