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The Kingdom of Kent

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The kingdom was established in the 5th century by the Anglo-Saxons, and it flourished until the 9th century. It was known for its beautiful castles and its strong economy. The kingdom was also known for its chivalry and its code of honor. The kingdom was a powerful force in medieval England, and it played a major role in the development of the English language and culture. It was a land of opportunity for those with the courage to seize it. It was a land that shaped the English language and culture.

The kingdom was ruled by a monarchy and the government was run by a council of nobles. The kingdom was divided into shires and each shire was ruled by a sheriff. 

The kingdom was a peaceful and prosperous land until the 9th century when it was invaded by the Vikings who pillaged and burned the castles and monasteries and killed the people. The kingdom was destroyed, and the people were scattered. The kingdom was never rebuilt, but the people who survived the invasion became the English people.

The Vikings were a cruel and ruthless people, and they treated the English people harshly. The English people rebelled against the Vikings, and they fought many battles. The English people were finally able to drive the Vikings out of their country.

VOCABULARY

flourish – virágzik

chivalry – lovagság

seize – bevesz

prosperous – termékeny

pillage – bevonul

scatter – szétszóródik

harsh – könyörtelen

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