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THE SEVENTEENTH AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURIEs
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3rd Pers Alleyne appears Ascham Basire become Bokenam Cavendish Caxton Cely Papers Chaucer Class dialect colloquial common consonant dialect diphthong documents earlier early East Midland Editha eighteenth century Elizabeth Ellis Ellis ii Elyot Euphues examples expressed fifteenth century Fortescue French frequent front vowel Gabriel Harvey Gregory ibid influence Kentish Lady Sussex Lady Wentworth language later Latimer lengthened letters Lincs London dialect London English Lord Berners Lttrs Machyn Marg Middle English Midland noted Nouns occasional spellings occurs Palladius Paston Paston Letters Pecok perhaps Pprs Pres present present-day Pret probably pronounced pronunciation prose Received Standard regard Regional dialect rhymes seventeenth century Shillingford short shortening Sing Sir Thos sixteenth sound Southern speakers speech Standard English Stewkley suffix Suffolk survives texts unrounded unstressed syllables usage Verbs Verney Mem Verney Memoirs vulgar Wolsey words writes written