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The Anglo-Saxon Invasion
450
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Beowulf Written
700 - 1000
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Norman Invasion
1066
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End of the Norman Rule
1150 (aprox)
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English Replaces Latin in School (bar Oxford and Cambridge)
1348
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English Becomes Language of the Courts
1362
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Wycliffe Bible
1389
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Great Vowel Shift
1350 - 1700
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Chancery Standard English
1400's
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Printing Press Invented (in England)
1476
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Canterbury Tales Published
1478
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Renaissance
1500 - 1600
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Tyndale Bible
1526
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King James Bible
1611
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Age of Reason
1650 - 1800
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Daily Courant, First Newspaper Published in English
1702
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Samuel Johnson Dictionary
1755
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Robert Lowth 'A Short Introduction to English Grammar'
1762
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Lindley Murrey publishes 'English Grammar'
1794
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Noah Webster's Dictionary
1828
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Elementary Education Act
1870
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BBC Launched
1922
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Plain English Campaign
1979
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Beowulf Written

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700 - 1000

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Norman Invasion

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End of the Norman Rule

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Card 5

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English Replaces Latin in School (bar Oxford and Cambridge)

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