(February 6, 2003)

Pope Gregory's words on seeing the slaves were (transl.) "They are not Angles but Angels" thus indicating that they were not Britons sold as slaves but were, in fact Germanic invaders. The Angles were part of the Saxon, Jute and Angle Germanic confederation which invaded Britain, the Angles of "Anglo-Saxon". The presence of Angle slaves from Britannia probably indicated a British victory, albeit a temporary one.

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