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A red phone box and Victoria Tower (Big Ben). London, England. Credit: Holly Hayes. view all images →
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Quick Facts on England

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52.9124160° N, 1.3865798° W map
area was united in the 11th century; joined with Scotland to become largest part of United Kingdom of Great Britain in 1707

Description of England

Area had Neolithic, Bronze, and Iron Age cultures; controlled by Rome late 1st century CE; invaded by Angles, Saxons, and Jutes, who formed kingdoms by the 5th century and from whose Germanic languages English was primarily derived; Vikings invaded in 1016 and the Normans in 1066.

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Holly Hayes
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October 8, 2013
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May 7, 2022
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