Language & Vocabulary 16th Century
"It obviously is that the pronunciation has shifted"
Language and Vocabulary
New innovation in English vocabulary that came with the revival of the renaissance over the span of the 16th and the early 17th century, often referred to as the "Elizabethan Era" or the "Age of Shakespeare" after the most famous monarch and poet at the time. Latin (and to a lesser extent Greek and French) was still considered the language of education and scholarship at the time, and the great enthusiasm for the classical languages during the English Renaissance brought many new words into the language around 1600.
Queen Elizabeth & Elizabethan English
In the shift of middle English to modern English when Shakespeare’s works and the King James Bible were newly translated
The 1st Printed English Book
The Great Vowel Shift
The radical change in pronunciation and major shift of middle English and modern English during the !5th, 16th, and 17th Century