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Old English   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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49 words

1 (linguistic). Term used to embrace all the dialects of the Anglo-Saxons up to c.1150. These developed

Old English

Old English   Reference library

The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
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1,599 words

After the Norman Conquest, Old English was not known in Britain as a literary language until its study was revived

Early English

Early English   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
70 words

English language from c.450 to 1100. It was the earliest form of English, descended from the Germanic languages

Old English

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
52 words

1 (linguistic) Term used to embrace all the dialects of the Anglo‐Saxons up to c.1150. These developed into Middle English (to ...

literatures: English—OE prose and poetry

literatures: English—OE prose and poetry   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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995 words

Early in its history as a written vernacular, English developed a prose adaptable to a wide range of practical and

Old English

Old English   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
2,384 words

Old English was the vernacular spoken and written in England from the period of the Anglo-Saxon settlements in the sixth

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