Friday, December 10, 2004

Anglo-norman Literature

Also called ´┐ŻNorman-french Literature, or Anglo-french Literature, ´┐Ż body of writings in the Old French language as used in medieval England. Though this dialect had been introduced to English court circles in Edward the Confessor's time, its history really began with the Norman Conquest in 1066, when it became the vernacular of the court, the law, the church, schools, universities, parliament, and later of municipalities and of trade. For the

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