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English and Welsh by J R R TOLKIEN
The Welsh their Language and Placenames in Archen
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already Anglo-Saxon appear Archenfield association became become beginning Book border borrowed Britain British Britons called Celtic century church clear close common conquest contains continued course Cumberland Cumbric derived developed dialect district doubt early east element England English especially evidence example fact final Gaul Germanic Gildas give given hill important instance interesting Irish kind king known land language late later Latin least less linguistic lived loan-words Marstow meaning middle names native natural Norman northern Northumbria occupation occurs official Old English origin Oswestry parish perhaps period place-names plural population present preserved princes probably records reference region relations remained Roman Saxon seems settlement similar speak speech spoken suggests syllable things tradition translated village vowel Wales Welsh Welsh names whole