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The Anglo-Saxon Invasion
450
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Beowulf Written
700 - 1000
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Norman Invasion
1066
3 of 51
End of the Norman Rule
1150 (aprox)
4 of 51
English Replaces Latin in School (bar Oxford and Cambridge)
1348
5 of 51
English Becomes Language of the Courts
1362
6 of 51
Wycliffe Bible
1389
7 of 51
Great Vowel Shift
1350 - 1700
8 of 51
Chancery Standard English
1400's
9 of 51
Printing Press Invented (in England)
1476
10 of 51
Canterbury Tales Published
1478
11 of 51
Renaissance
1500 - 1600
12 of 51
Tyndale Bible
1526
13 of 51
King James Bible
1611
14 of 51
Age of Reason
1650 - 1800
15 of 51
Daily Courant, First Newspaper Published in English
1702
16 of 51
Samuel Johnson Dictionary
1755
17 of 51
Robert Lowth 'A Short Introduction to English Grammar'
1762
18 of 51
Lindley Murrey publishes 'English Grammar'
1794
19 of 51
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1828
20 of 51
Elementary Education Act
1870
21 of 51
BBC Launched
1922
22 of 51
Plain English Campaign
1979
23 of 51
The Anglo-Saxon Invasion
450
24 of 51
Beowulf Written
700 - 1000
25 of 51
Norman Invasion
1066
26 of 51
End of the Norman Rule
1150 (aprox)
27 of 51
English Replaces Latin in School (bar Oxford and Cambridge)
1348
28 of 51
English Becomes Language of the Courts
1362
29 of 51
Wycliffe Bible
1389
30 of 51
Great Vowel Shift
1350 - 1700
31 of 51
Chancery Standard English
1400's
32 of 51
Printing Press Invented (in England)
1476
33 of 51
Canterbury Tales Published
1478
34 of 51
Renaissance
1500 - 1600
35 of 51
Tyndale Bible
1526
36 of 51
King James Bible
1611
37 of 51
Age of Reason
1650 - 1800
38 of 51
Daily Courant, First Newspaper Published in English
1702
39 of 51
Samuel Johnson Dictionary
1755
40 of 51
Robert Lowth 'A Short Introduction to English Grammar'
1762
41 of 51
Lindley Murrey publishes 'English Grammar'
1794
42 of 51
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1828
43 of 51
Elementary Education Act
1870
44 of 51
BBC Launched
1922
45 of 51
Plain English Campaign
1979
46 of 51
Old English
450 - 1066
47 of 51
Middle English
1066 - 1400
48 of 51
Early Modern English
1400 - 1600
49 of 51
Modern English
1600 - 1800
50 of 51
Late Modern English
1800 - present
51 of 51

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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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English Replaces Latin in School (bar Oxford and Cambridge)

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