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Anglo Saxon Migrations
5th Century - If not for this we would be speaking a different language, probably celtic (Old English)
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St Augustine/Christianisation
597 (Old English)
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Beginning of Viking Invasions
Late 8th Century - As a result there was a lot of Old Norse in the language (Old English)
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King Alfred
Late 9th Century- (Old English)
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Norman Conquest
1066 (Middle English) This made french and latin influence more important
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The Hundred Years War
1337-1453 (Middle English) helped english reintroduce themselves due to loss of lives
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The Black Death
1348 (Middle English) helped english reintroduce themselves due to loss of lives
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Caxtons Printing Press
1476 (Early Modern English) gave language standardisation, having the chancery standard written down led to more people using it
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Cawdreys A Table Alphabetical
1604 (Early Modern English) gave language standardisation, having the chancery standard written down led to more people using it
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King James Bible
1611 (Early Modern English) gave language standardisation, having the chancery standard written down led to more people using it
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Acts of Union
1707 (Late Modern English) - led to the spread of English language across the British Isles
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Jonathan Swifts A proposal
1712 (Late Modern English) contributed further to standardisation
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Samuel Johnsons a dictionary of the English Language
1755 (Late Modern English) contributed further to standardisation of the English Language
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Industrial Revolution
Late 18th - Early 19th century (Late Modern English) contributed to Imperialism - spread of English across the world
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