High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The institution is thought to represent an aristocratic evolution of the ancient Germanic general assemblies, or folkmoots. In England, by the 7th century, these ancient folkmoots had developed into convocations of the land' s most powerful and important people, including ealdormen, thegns, and senior clergy, to discuss matters of both national and local importance. The Witenagemot functioned as an assembly of the elite whose primary function was advisory to the king and whose membership was composed of the most important noblemen in England, both ecclesiastic and secular. The Witenagemot (Old English witena gemot "meeting of wise men"), also known as the Witan (more properly the title of its members) was a political institution in Anglo-Saxon England which operated from before the 7th century until the 11th century.
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