Author Topic: In Medieval Britain if you wanted to get ahead, you had to speak French.  (Read 143 times)

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Offline Kanzenkankaku

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Found this interesting bit of European history browsing around the internet a bit
https://theconversation.com/in-medieval-britain-if-you-wanted-to-get-ahead-you-had-to-speak-french-73164

This is because of the Norman conquests. This was mentioned a little bit in world history back in High School (I'm American), but I'd assume European schools probably go more in-depth into this part of history.