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Spoken from about the [[12th Century]] to the [[16th Century]].
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'''Middle English''' was spoken in [[Englan]] from around the [[12th Century]] to the [[16th Century]].
   
Subsequent to the [[Norman Conquest]], [[French]] influences and linguistic evolution caused significant changes to the English language. This period is known as <b>Middle English</b>, and is more comprehensible to the modern mind than [[Old English]].
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Subsequent to the [[Norman Conquest]], [[French]] influences and linguistic evolution caused significant changes to the English language. This period is known as '''Middle English''', and is more comprehensible to the modern mind than [[Old English]].
   
 
Many modern editions of Middle (and old) English texts are [[Transliteration|Transliterated]] before publishing.
 
Many modern editions of Middle (and old) English texts are [[Transliteration|Transliterated]] before publishing.
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== Important Middle English texts ==
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* The [[Forme of Cury]]

Revision as of 16:02, 17 November 2003

Middle English was spoken in Englan from around the 12th Century to the 16th Century.

Subsequent to the Norman Conquest, French influences and linguistic evolution caused significant changes to the English language. This period is known as Middle English, and is more comprehensible to the modern mind than Old English.

Many modern editions of Middle (and old) English texts are Transliterated before publishing.

Important Middle English texts