Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Fall and Rise of English in England

The Norman Invasion Last week we explored the earliest form of our language, that of the Anglo-Saxons. Now we are moving ahead to the next period in the development of our language, known as Middle English, and this period starts … Continue reading

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Meet the Anglo-Saxons

WHO ARE THE ANGLO-SAXONS? First, you must understand that England is a land that has been conquered many times over. The earliest culture to inhabit that island were the Celts, who first came to the British Isle during the Bronze … Continue reading

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