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Spoken from about the [[12th Century]] to the [[16th Century]]. Subsequent the [[Norman Conquest]], [[French]] influences and natural 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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Spoken from about the [[12th Century]] to the [[16th Century]]. Subsequent to the [[Norman Conquest]], [[French]] influences and natural 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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Spoken from about the 12th Century to the 16th Century. Subsequent to the Norman Conquest, French influences and natural 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.