History of the English Langauge

  • 449

    Celtic Language

    The Celtic Language is spoken across England. There are No more trace of this language.
  • 570

    Invasion

    Anglo-Saxon invasions hit in southern areas and they settle which introduces new words.
  • Jan 1, 1066

    The French

    The Battle of Hastings Influences the English Language by forcing all the rich to speak French
  • Jan 1, 1150

    Middle English

    During this period English people spoke middle english. We Know this as there have been manuscripts from that time found.
  • Jan 1, 1476

    Printing

    Printing was introduced which meant that spelling was more similiar in varying regions.
  • Jan 1, 1490

    The Renaissence

    The Renaissence give us some new words like pioneer, banana and potato
  • Jan 1, 1564

    William Shakespere

    William Shakespere added new words into his plays like assasination, conclusion and countless.
  • Travelling

    Many English travel arcross the world to different countries and bring back new words like boomerang, loot and chutney.
  • The Bible

    A new version of the bible contained new words no one had ever heard.
  • Today

    English is used by 750 million people across the planet. there are new words like computer and radio.