History of English

By JMoffat
  • Period: 400 to

    400 AD

  • 449

    Anglo Saxons Invasion

  • Nov 26, 731

    St Bede's Ecclesiastical Historys of the English Nation

  • Nov 26, 750

    Vicking Invasions

  • Nov 26, 871

    King Alfred set about translating texts into Old English - Bible, Lords prayer 871AD

  • Nov 26, 950

    Beowulf

    Believed to have been written by an Anglo-saxons writer between the 8th and 11th Century
  • Nov 26, 1066

    Norman Invasions

    1066AD
  • Nov 26, 1100

    The Centerbury Tales

    1387AD - 1400AD
  • Period: Nov 27, 1100 to

    1100AD

  • Nov 26, 1137

    The Peterborough Chronicles

    1137AD
  • Nov 27, 1387

    The Canterbury Tales 1387AD - 1400AD

  • Nov 27, 1399

    Henry IV - First English Speaking King Since1066.

  • Period: Nov 27, 1400 to

    1400AD

  • Nov 27, 1422

    The Paston Lestters 1422 - 1509

  • Nov 27, 1476

    Invention of the Printing Press - Caxton

  • First British explotion of America

  • Vowels Pronounced differently

  • The Gunpowder Plot

  • King James I Bible (authorised version)

  • First British Settlement in America

  • Twelfth Night

  • John Bunyan

  • John Evelyn

  • Period: to

    1700AD

  • Dr Johnson's Dictionary

  • Honley Workhouse Account

  • Lowth's Introduction to Grammar

  • Period: to

    1800AD

  • On Hell Fer Satin around 1893 Pudd'nhead Wilson