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The Making of the English

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A series of six programmes tracing the major historical influences which formed the English character and affected the landscape of England from Roman times to the Norman Invasion.
2: Their Red and Savage Tongues The collapse of Roman rule in Britain offered rich pickings to the Angles, Saxons and Jutes from Northern Europe, who had come first as mercenary soldiers and then as brutal conquerors themselves. Yet later they also developed a settled, prosperous regime of government, changing the English landscape in a new way, and leaving traces behind them of a pleasant, rich culture. Presented by PROF BARRY CUNLIFFE from Harting Downs, Sussex with DR J. N. L. MYRES , DR CALVIN WELTS PROFESSOR K. D. WHITE
Film cameraman JIM KNIGHTS Film editor NEVIL GRIST Producer HUGH PITT
Book 90p; see page 74

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Unknown: Norman Invasion.
Presented By: Prof Barry Cunliffe
Unknown: Dr J. N. L. Myres
Unknown: Dr Calvin Welts
Unknown: Professor K. D. White
Unknown: Jim Knights
Editor: Nevil Grist
Producer: Hugh Pitt

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The Making of the English

BBC One London, 19 September 1973 15.00






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