…“But the Angles were a British tribe, right? And the Saxons were German?”
We are back in Wen’s study after the half triumph of the first of our Glastonbury talks, which aside from a few timing problems, went as well as could have been expected in view of the weather and the somewhat intricate complications of the run up.
“No, that’s not right either; both the Saxons and the Angles were Germanic tribes.”
“Our country is now named after a Germanic tribe! I think we need to know more about the Anglo-Saxons and the original Britons who could, perhaps, be more or less synonymous with what we now like to call the Celts.”
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