How did England become a unified country?

In this lesson, we will learn about the actions significant Anglo-Saxons such as Aethelflaed, Edward the Elder and Athelstan took to try and unify England.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of these natural resources was most important to the Vikings?

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Q2.Which member of Viking society did the hardest jobs?

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Q3.What was holmgang?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these natural resources was most important to the Vikings?

1/3

Q2.Which member of Viking society did the hardest jobs?

2/3

Q3.What was holmgang?

3/3

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How did England become a unified country?

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Q1.After the death of his father, Edward aimed to conquer the Danelaw.

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Q2.In what year did Aethelflaed die?

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Q3.Who was King of Wessex in 912 AD?

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Q4.What did Edward and Aethelflaed do to protect their kingdoms?

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Q5.Athelstan defeated the last of the Viking fortresses and united England.

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How did England become a unified country?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.After the death of his father, Edward aimed to conquer the Danelaw.

1/5

Q2.In what year did Aethelflaed die?

2/5

Q3.Who was King of Wessex in 912 AD?

3/5

Q4.What did Edward and Aethelflaed do to protect their kingdoms?

4/5

Q5.Athelstan defeated the last of the Viking fortresses and united England.

5/5

Lesson summary: How did England become a unified country?

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