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French is the language that developed in Northern France from Latin. The earliest extant French text is The Oath of Strasbourg, from 842. The dialects of Old French are called collectively langue d'oil. Middle French developed around the end of the 13th century, and saw the end of the declension system.

Latin was still used as the official court language of France until King Francis I passed the Ordinance of Villers-

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