28 Facts About English people


English people are an ethnic group and nation native to England, who speak the English language, a West Germanic language, and share a common history and culture.

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Some definitions of English people include, while others exclude, people descended from later migration into England.

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Influence of later invasions and migrations on the English people population has been debated, as studies that sampled only modern DNA have produced uncertain results and have thus been subject to a large variety of interpretations.

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Major 2020 study, which used DNA from Viking-era burials in various regions across Europe, found that modern English people samples showed nearly equal contributions from a native British "North Atlantic" population and a Danish-like population.

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Anglo-Saxons arrived in a land that was already populated by English people commonly referred to as the "Romano-British"—the descendants of the native Brittonic-speaking population that lived in the area of Britain under Roman rule during the 1st–5th centuries AD.

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Furthermore, the English people language contains no more than a handful of words borrowed from Brittonic sources.

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English people population was not politically unified until the 10th century.

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Nation of England was formed in 937 by Æthelstan of Wessex after the Battle of Brunanburh, as Wessex grew from a relatively small kingdom in the South West to become the founder of the Kingdom of the English people, incorporating all Anglo-Saxon kingdoms and the Danelaw.

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Research has found that the proportion of people who consider being white to be a necessary component of Englishness has declined over time.

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Consequently, groups such as the CEP have called for the creation of a devolved English people Parliament, claiming that there is a discriminatory democratic deficit against the English people.

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The establishment of an English people parliament has been backed by a number of Scottish and Welsh nationalists.

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Writer Paul Johnson has suggested that like most dominant groups, the English people have only demonstrated interest in their ethnic self-definition when they were feeling oppressed.

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The English people Democrats gained just 64,826 votes in the 2010 UK general election, accounting for 0.

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Similarly, the census of the Republic of Ireland does not collect information on ethnicity, but it does record that there are over 200,000 English people living in Ireland who were born in England and Wales.

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However, demographers regard this as a serious undercount, as the index of inconsistency is high, and many, if not most, people from English stock have a tendency to identify as simply Americans or if of mixed European ancestry, identify with a more recent and differentiated ethnic group.

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Americans of English people heritage are often seen, and identify, as simply "American" due to the many historic cultural ties between England and the US and their influence on the country's population.

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English people Australians have more often come from the south than the north of England.

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Australians of English people descent, are both the single largest ethnic group in Australia and the largest 'ancestry' identity in the Australian census.

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English people ancestry is the largest single ancestry New Zealanders share.

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Several million New Zealanders are estimated to have some English people ancestry From 1840, the English people comprised the largest single group among New Zealand's overseas-born, consistently being over 50 percent of the total population.

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English people settlers arrived in Buenos Aires in 1806 in small numbers, mostly as businessmen, when Argentina was an emerging nation and the settlers were welcomed for the stability they brought to commercial life.

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The English people founded banks, developed the export trade in crops and animal products and imported the luxuries that the growing Argentine middle classes sought.

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English people families sent second and younger sons, or what were described as the black sheep of the family, to Argentina to make their fortunes in cattle and wheat.

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Culture of England is sometimes difficult to separate clearly from the culture of the United Kingdom, so influential has English people culture been on the cultures of the British Isles and, on the other hand, given the extent to which other cultures have influenced life in England.

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English people traditionally speak the English language, a member of the West Germanic language family.

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The modern English language evolved from Middle English ; Middle English was influenced lexically by Norman-French, Old French and Latin.

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Early Modern English people began in the late 15th century with the introduction of the printing press to London and the Great Vowel Shift.

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English people literature begins with Anglo-Saxon literature, which was written in Old English people and produced epic works such as Beowulf and the fragmentary The Battle of Maldon, The Seafarer and The Wanderer.

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