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" Pencrich ; so that now, in the year of our Lord 1385, in all the grammar-schools of England, the children leave French and construe and learn in English, whereby they have an advantage in one way and a disadvantage in another. "
Principles of English Etymology: The native element - Page 29
by Walter William Skeat - 1892 - 547 pages
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The English Bible: An External and Critical History of the Various ..., Volume 1

Bible - 1876
...custom had been reversed in a great measure through the effort of John Cornwaile, maister of gramer," so that now, "in the year of our Lord 1385, in all the gramer scholes of England children leaveth Frensch and construeth and learneth English " — the advantage...
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The English Bible: An External and Critical History of the Various ..., Volume 1

John Eadie - Bible - 1876
...custom had been reversed in a great measure through the effort of John Cornwaile, maister of gramer," so that now, "in the year of our Lord 1385, in all the gramer scholes of England children leaveth Frensch and construeth and learneth English " — the advantage...
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The Herefordian. N.S.

Hereford city, cath. sch - 1879
...English, and Richard Pancriche learned this manner of teaching of him, as others did of Pancriche. So that now in the year of our Lord 1385, in all the Grammar Schools of England children leaveth French, and construeth and learneth in English." And of...
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Principles of English Etymology: The native element

Walter William Skeat - English language - 1887
...a child's3 brooch ; and uplandish men4 will (ie desire to) liken themselves to gentlemen, and try6 with great business (ie diligence) for to speak French,...advantage is, that they learn 1 AS hi, hig, they ; pi. of hi, he. 1 A-ptired and im-pairtd merely differ in the prefix. * Lit. child his, which is on idiom not...
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English Literature from Widsith to the Death of Chaucer: A Source Book

Allen Rogers Benham - English literature - 1916 - 634 pages
...English; and Richard Pencrych learned that sort of teaching from him and others imitated Pencrych; so that now, in the year of our Lord 1385 ... in all the grammar schools of England children are giving up French and learning and translating in English. The...
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Historical Writing in England: c. 1307 to the early sixteenth century

Antonia Gransden - Great Britain - 1996 - 684 pages
...Cornwall, a school master in Oxford (in the mid-fourteenth century) taught his boys English grammar 'so that now, in the year of Our Lord 1385 ... , in all the grammar schools of England, children leaveth French and construeth and learneth in English.'6 The last...
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The English Language: A Historical Introduction

Charles Barber, Charles Laurence Barber - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1993 - 299 pages
...grammar school and the construing from French into English; and Richard Pencrich learnt that method of teaching from him. and other men from Pencrich, so that now, in the year of Our Lord 1 385, in the ninth year of King Richard II, in all the grammar schools of Fjigland children are abandoning...
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Medieval Schools: From Roman Britain to Renaissance England

Nicholas Orme - Education - 2006 - 430 pages
...English, and Richard Pencrich [a schoolmaster active in Oxford during the 1360s] learnt that manner of teaching from him, and other men from Pencrich, so that now, the year of our Lord 1385, ... in all the grammar schools of England children leave French and construe...
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Medival Panorama

George Gordon Coulton - Civilization, Medieval - 1945 - 801 pages
...grammar master who taught at Oxford, inaugurated a new era by making his boys construe into English; "so that now, in the year of Our Lord 1385, in all the grammar schools children leave French and construe and learn in English." The next case, still more...
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