Difference between revisions of "Old English"

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This version of the Lord's Prayer probably isn't recognizable by the majority of modern English speakers. 1000 AD is before the [[Norman]] [[invasion]] of [[England]] and therefore many of the words in Modern English that were taken from French are not yet present in the language.
 
This version of the Lord's Prayer probably isn't recognizable by the majority of modern English speakers. 1000 AD is before the [[Norman]] [[invasion]] of [[England]] and therefore many of the words in Modern English that were taken from French are not yet present in the language.
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===Other Examples===
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* [[Battle of Brunnanburh]]
  
 
===External Links===
 
===External Links===
 
*[http://www.engl.virginia.edu/OE/courses/handouts/oealpha.gif The Old English Alphabet]
 
*[http://www.engl.virginia.edu/OE/courses/handouts/oealpha.gif The Old English Alphabet]

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