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Britain c. AD 475
Political Divisions

EBK presents a map of Britain as it may have appeared around AD 450. The House of Vortigern is in decline. They lose the area around Cirencester, but maintain control of the dynasty's homeland [Pink]. Rheged and Ebrauc are divided amongst heirs [Blue]. The Saxons take over Kent and large areas around the Fens, including Lindsey (possibly via a marriage alliance) and Norfolk. Settlements which are to expand into Mercia & Deira are established in Lincolnshire & Yorkshire respectively [Green]. Little is known of the Northern Pictish regions [Purple], but presumably the tribal divisions of previous ages survived into the 5th century.

Map of Late 5th Century Britain -  Nash Ford Publishing

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