A Children's Guide to Shropshire Place-Names

Historical Timeline

The Britons

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750-500

BCE

The Romans

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43

CE

The Anglo-Saxons

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c. 450

The Vikings

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793

The Normans

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1066

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The Britons spoke a language called British

The Romans spoke a language called Latin

The Anglo-Saxons spoke a language called Old English

The Vikings spoke a language called Old Norse

The Normans spoke a language called Anglo-Norman, and also wrote in  Latin