In merry olde England

Those of us who had English-speaking ancestors may well wonder: when were cats introduced to Britain? We don’t know the exact date, of course, but a house cat skeleton was found at a Roman villa in southeast England, dating from around A.D. 100. At this time, England was the Roman province Britannia, and it would be several hundred more years before the island was invaded by the Angles, the Germanic tribe that gradually turned Britannia into Angle-land, or England.
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