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18 September 2014
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Norman Words and Objects

The Roots of English: Norman Words
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What is it?: Norman Objects
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The invaders of Britain left their indelible mark on the English language and culture - from the royal coat of arms to place names and words we use every day of our lives.

Discover the roots of English by creating your own poem in the 'Words' activity, or try to spot the origins of a selection of objects in the 'Objects' activity.

Conquest of Wessex Kings
Viking Conquest
After Viking Conquest
Norman Conquest
After Norman Conquest

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