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The Anglo-Saxons were not originally one people, but a mixture of people from many different Germanic tribes invading the British Isles around the same time. Those whose names remained were the Angles, likely from Angul in Jutland, and Saxons, of Old Saxony in North-Western Germany (Not to be confused with the modern state of Saxony, in Eastern Germany), though the Jutes, Franks, Frisians (The modern descendants of whom are the closest genetic, and linguistic relatives of the modern English people), and possibly a number of Geats, and others are thought to have joined them. This map shows detailed movements of the invasions of these people, usually all attributed to the Angles, and Saxons, but potentially including those of the others involved.
Contributed by Sean Gay