History of English - matching exercise

Match the event on the left with the date on the right. When you have completed the quiz, click the button to get your score and see which questions you answered correctly. Retake the quiz to learn key dates.

Dr. Samuel Johnson publishes his Dictionary of the English Language
The Statute of Pleadings makes English the official language of Parliament
James Murray starts work on the Oxford English Dictionary
The King James Bible is published
Caxton introduces the printing press to England
Shakespeare's first play (Henry VI, part i) performed
Robert Lowth publishes his Short Introduction to English Grammar
Noah Webster publishes his American Dictionary of the English Language
First edition of the Oxford English Dictionary is completed
Normans under William defeat Harold at Hastings
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