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History of the English Language from the Norman Conquest to Chaucer

William the Conqueror

Introduction The English language has changed beyond recognition since Old English before the 10th century AD.  Radical change before the 10th Century had been the result of successive invasions of England by the Germanic and Nordic tribes.  For more information,… Continue Reading

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The History of English from its Celtic Origin until the Norman Invasion

Alfreds Horse

The History of English from its Celtic Origin Three thousand years ago, the English language would have been incomprehensible. Around the 10th century, English first began to solidify into something that would be comprehensible as we know English today. Today… Continue Reading