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Spread of the Black Death from RiverStyx. But, despite the shake-up the Normans had given English, it showed its resilience once again, and, two hundred years after the Norman Conquest, it was English not French that emerged as the language of England.
There were a number of contributing factors. Increasingly out of touch with their properties in France and with the French court and culture in general, they soon began to look on themselves as English.
Norman French began gradually to degenerate and atrophy. While some in England spoke French and some spoke Latin and a few spoke botheveryone, from the highest to the lowest, spoke English, and it gradually became the lingua franca of the nation once again.
The Hundred Year War against France - had the effect of branding French as the language of the enemy and the status of English rose as a consequence. The Black Death of - killed about a third of the English population which was around 4 million at that timeincluding a disproportionate number of the Latin-speaking clergy.
After the plague, the English-speaking labouring and merchant classes grew in economic and social importance and, within the short period of a decade, the linguistic division between the nobility and the commoners was largely over.
The Statute of Pleading, which made English the official language of the courts and Parliament although, paradoxically, it was written in Frenchwas adopted inand in that same year Edward III became the first king to address Parliament in English, a crucial psychological turning point.
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