Meet some of the key historical figures you will want to know more about when studying a history of the English language.

Venerable Bede

The Venerable Bede was a monk
who lived in the Old English period
known for his work Ecclesiastical History
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Venerable Bede
William Caxton

William Caxton brought the
printing press to England and
kicked off the standardization of English
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William Caxton
Noah Webster

Noah Webster gave us our first
American English dictionary which gave
American lexicon identity and status
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Noah Webster