September 30, 2021
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Fall of the Roman Empire
Shakespeare's company buys the Globe Theatre.
First Anglo-Saxon Settlements
The Venerable Bede writes “The Ecclesiastical History of the English People” (in Latin)
English is used in English Parliament for the first time
English replaces Latin as main language in schools
English Bible (the "King James" Bible) is published
The first grammar of English—William Bullokar's Pamphlet for Grammar—is published.
Thomas Wilson publishes The Art of Rhetorique, one of the first works on logic and rhetoric in English.
At his coronation, King Henry IV becomes the first English monarch to deliver a speech in English.
The Statute of Pleading makes English the official language in England.
Start of the English rennaissance
English and Danes mix fairly peacefully,many Scandinavian (or Old Norse) loanwords enter the language,
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