Some Important Dates in the History of the English Language

Some Important Dates in the History of the English Language 55 BCE Julius Caesar in Britain 43 CE Romans settle in Britain (Claudius. Hadrian’s Wall constructed–boundary) 410 Roman troops leave Britain (Gmc. tribes already invading…) 449 Gmc. (Angles, Saxons, Jutes) “invited” invasions begin (for c. 100 yrs., vs. Celts) 597 Pop Gregory sends Benedictine missionaries […]

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