“Regia Anglorum was a term used by early English writers to describe the English state. It means ‘The Kingdoms of the English’. In a twentieth century context Regia Anglorum is a nationwide society with many independent local groups, from Scotland to the south coast, who all work within a tight set of common sense rules.
Regia Anglorum attempts to recreate a cross section of English life around the turn of the first millennium. Our actual self imposed brief is AD950 - 1066, although our events may sometimes be set a few decades either side of these dates.
It was a time of great flux and change and, as all our public shows are ‘datelined’, we can demonstrate the changing fashions of the times. It was a time when Britain was host to many peoples - Anglo-Saxons, Anglo-Danes, Norse, Cymry, Viking raiders and even a number of Norman mercenaries - which often led to some misunderstandings amongst their leaders who jockeyed for control and power in this country…”