The Angles is a modern term for a Germanic people, who took their name from the region of Angeln, a district located in what is today Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The Angles were one of the main groups that settled in Britain in the post-Roman period, founding several of the kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England, and their name is the root of the name England.

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