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'''Middle English''' is the name given by historical linguists to the diverse forms of the English language in use between the late 11th century and about 1470.
 
'''Middle English''' is the name given by historical linguists to the diverse forms of the English language in use between the late 11th century and about 1470.
  
Among J.R.R. Tolkien's writings related to Middle English, we find
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Among [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s writings related to Middle English, we find
 
''[[A Middle English Vocabulary]]'', the essay ''[[Ancrene Wisse and Hali Meiðhad]]'' and the poem ''[[The Clerke's Compleinte]]''.
 
''[[A Middle English Vocabulary]]'', the essay ''[[Ancrene Wisse and Hali Meiðhad]]'' and the poem ''[[The Clerke's Compleinte]]''.
  

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Middle English is the name given by historical linguists to the diverse forms of the English language in use between the late 11th century and about 1470.

Among J.R.R. Tolkien's writings related to Middle English, we find A Middle English Vocabulary, the essay Ancrene Wisse and Hali Meiðhad and the poem The Clerke's Compleinte.

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