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English Language History

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  1. 5. While English serfs called this "sheep", French aristocracy called this...
  2. 6. Language family that English belongs to...
  3. 8. Old English was written primarily in this script
  4. 9. While English serfs called this "deer", French aristocracy called this...
  5. 10. While English serfs called this "calf", French aristocracy called this...
  6. 11. English king who brought English back into court use
  7. 13. The most famous writer in Middle English
  8. 14. Language that the Vikings spoke
  9. 15. Language spoken in Italy
  10. 17. Language spoken in Britain (English) prior to the invasion of the Anglo-Saxons
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  1. 1. The word "shoes" in Germanic Old English
  2. 2. The word "houses" in Germanic Old English
  3. 3. When English uses words from a foreign language the words are these type
  4. 4. The most famous writer in Modern English
  5. 7. People that conquered England in 1066
  6. 12. Language that the Normans introduced to England
  7. 13. The most spoken language in the world
  8. 15. People that introduced Latin script to Britain
  9. 16. Middle English developed from the dialect of this English city
  10. 18. This language gave the largest percentage of religious words to English