English Language

Timeline created by logansmith5
  • Period:
    400
    to

    English Language

  • 500

    Beowulf is Written

    the author to this poem is unknown
  • Period:
    500
    to
    Dec 1, 1100

    Old English

    ex: Oft
  • Jul 29, 796

    First King of England Offa Rex Mercia

  • Sep 28, 1066

    Norman Invasion

    of England
  • Sep 9, 1087

    Death of William I

  • Aug 2, 1100

    Death of King Edward II

  • Dec 1, 1100

    Death of Old English

    Old English becomes a thing of the past
  • Period:
    Dec 1, 1100
    to
    Dec 1, 1500

    Middle English

    ex: plight
  • Apr 6, 1199

    John becomes the King of England

  • Dec 1, 1300

    Canterbury tales is written

    Chaucer is the author of this
  • Jul 7, 1307

    Death of King Edward I

    Death of King Edward I
  • Sep 21, 1327

    Death of King Edward II

  • Jun 21, 1377

    Death of King Edward III

  • Dec 1, 1440

    invention of the printing press

    invention of the printing press
    by johannes gutenberg
  • Dec 1, 1492

    discovery of North America

    by christopher columbus
  • Dec 1, 1500

    Death of Middle English

    Middle English is finished
  • Period:
    Dec 1, 1500
    to

    Early Modern English

    ex: hart
  • the death of William Shakespheare

    The Writer of many famous plays
  • First folio

    Shakesphere creates his first folio
  • American Revolution

    The british rule no longer controlled america
  • Death of Early Modern English

    The Early days of Modern English are through
  • Period: to

    Modern English

    ex: heart
  • Amelia Earhart is Born

    First Woman to fly solo across the Atlantic
  • The sinking of the Titanic

    The sinking of the Titanic
    The unbreakable ship becomes a trophy of the sea