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    Posted: 11 Aug 2015 at 11:05
In 1066, William of Normandy became King of England.    
Norman-French became the language of king, court and nobility.     
It was also the predominant language of business and secular culture.
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It became the preferred language you mean. Bear in mind that some of William's nobles were still Anglo-Saxon after the invasion - they weren't all replaced.
http://www.unrv.com/forum/blog/31-caldrails-blog/
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