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By now the The Angles, Saxons and Jutes had got so mixed up they were called Anglo-Saxons, a name people still use today. Once again we had been converted to Christianity. Churches and monasteries were built all over the land and the monks, who lived, slept, ate and prayed in these monasteries were learned men and writing had returned which means we have some record of what life was like.

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In 601, the estimated population of England (to the nearest ¼million) was 1½ million people.