If so, what would be more natural than for him to conclude that jutes as well as Angles helped to subdue the country.
What are the reasons for connecting these with the jutes and Angles of Beda?
The Angles, the Saxons, and the jutes found their way into this plain through the rivers that flowed east and south.
We should gather from Widsith that the jutes were concerned in the Finnsburg business.
I believe that it does; but fail to see how it can be argued from this that Alfred believed the jutes to be "Geatas."
For it is not necessary to assume that Frisians are called Eotenas or jutes.
Not long after a rumor reached the Bridge that the jutes had arrived in great numbers and were warring with the men of Cantia.
That the King of Frisia should have had jutes under his rule is likely enough.
A portion of these extracts will now be submitted to criticism; that portion being the statement concerning the jutes.
But if the jutes were not distinct from the Danes, then we have an argument against the "Jute-theory."
plant fiber, 1746, from Bengali jhuto, from Sanskrit juta-s "twisted hair," related to jata "braid of hair," of unknown origin, probably from a non-Indo-European language.
Old English Eotas, one of the ancient Germanic inhabitants of Jutland in Denmark; traditionally they were said to have settled in Kent and Hampshire during the 5c. invasion of Britain. The name is related to Old Norse Iotar.