The Oxford History of the English Language

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The author would like to thank the following for permission to reproduce material: the British Library Board for permission to reproduce the manuscript image of lines 2677–87 from the Beowulf Manuscript (taken from the Electronic Beowulf, ed. K. Kiernan (London: The British Library Board, 2004); the English Place-Name Society for permission to reproduce Map 10 from A. H. Smith, English Place-Name Elements (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1956); the Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture for permission to reproduce the photograph of the inscribed sundial at Aldbrough; the Department of Special Collections, Glasgow University Library, for permission to reproduce the passage illustrating Caxton’s use of English from The Myrrour of the World (Westminster: c 1490;A4v, Sp Coll Hunterian Bv.2.30); the Bodleian Library for permission to reproduce William Barnes’s Dorset translation of Queen Victoria’s speech on opening Parliament in 1863 (from W. Barnes, A Grammar and Glossary of the Dorset Dialect with the History, Outspreading, and Bearings of South-Western English (London: Truübner & Co, 1864)), and for permission to reproduce ‘Th’ Dickshonary’, by Teddy Ashton, from J. Baron, Tum o’ Dick o’ Bobs’s Lankisher Dickshonary (Manchester: John Heywood, n.d.); I would also like to thank the College of Arms for permission to reproduce the manuscript drawing of the Arms of Sir John Hawkins; David Parry for permission to reproduce the SAWD/SED map for calf from A Grammar and Glossary of the Conservative Anglo-Welsh Dialects of Rural Wales (Sheffield: National Centre for English Cultural Tradition, 1999: 244). I would also like to thank Lucinda Rumsey for her many helpful suggestions on the text, and April Warman for her assiduous checking of quotations and references throughout the volume.

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