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Timeline: English
43 BC: Romans invade and rule British Isles for over 400 years though few of these words remain in use
449 AD: Germanic tribes begin to arrive and form the basis of the language we now call Old English
1066: The Normans invade embedding thousands of French words in the English vocabulary


This is a timeline of English history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and ..... 1755, Samuel Johnson published his A Dictionary of the English Language. 1764, The Castle of Otranto was written, which was the first ever story  ...


Here is a list of important dates in the development of the English language. The selection of events is my own, and the dates are approximate in some cases, ...


Sep 16, 2016 ... This timeline offers a glimpse at some of the key events that helped to shape the English language over the past 1500 years.


This interactive timeline allows you to explore the evolution of English language and literature, from the 11th century to the present day. Scroll through decade by  ...


Jul 9, 2015 ... English language changes from beginning untill now.


undefined. 0AD. 1000AD. 2000AD. Introduction. Where did the English we speak today come from? To find an answer, we have to look at the history of.


Aug 21, 2016 ... By 600 A.D., the Germanic speech of England comprises dialects of a language distinct from the continental Germanic languages. ca. 600- ...


Timeline of English Language and Literature. Timeline of English ... and Literature. * indicates works written in English or authors who wrote in English ...


Rogues, knights and fops chart the history of the language.