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History of the English Language

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Department
English
Course
ENGL 221
Professor
Marcy North
Semester
Fall

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History of the English LanguageFriday September 5 20141224 PMBack in 43 AD The island that will be England is filled with many separate tribes Claudius joins these tribes but Rome is taken down by the Visigoths so Roman influence disappears 449 AD during the reign of emperor Marchin The Angles and the Saxons and the Jutes are hired to fight the Scotts Monks come over in the 7th century to convert the pagans Beowulf gets written down after Christianity influences the culture Three Basic PeriodsOld English 4501200 AngloSaxonMiddle English 12001500 Combination of AngloSaxon AngloNorman and a lot of LatinMo
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