The PEDIGREE of
First Speaker of Old English

 "Child(ren)":       First Speaker of Early Middle English   ;   First Speaker of Northern Old English   ;  poss.   Hengest VVIHTGILSING (King) of KENT
 poss. "Partner(s)":       Wihtgils the JUTE   ;   First Speaker of Northern Old English   ;   First Speaker of Old Norse (North Germanic)   ;   (NN) of the JUTES   ;   Early Anglicized Norse
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/-- First Speaker of Late Indo-Hellenic   +====> [ 52]
/-- First Speaker of Early Indo-Slavic (Satem Core)
/-- First Speaker of Late Indo-Slavic
/-- First Speaker of Proto-Baltic
/   | or: some other source for Creole/Koine features of Germanic
/-- First Speaker of Proto-Germanic
/-- prob.  First Speaker of Italo-Celtic   +====> [ 51]
| or: Italic (q.v.)
/   | or: poss. Early Indo-Hellenic (q.v.)
\-- First Speaker of pre-Germanic
/   \-- First Speaker of Funnel-Beaker   +====> [ 46]
/-- First Speaker of Early Common Germanic
/-- First Speaker of Late Common Germanic  (ca 600 BC)
/-- First Speaker of Late Indo-European   +====> [ 50]
/-- First Speaker of Italo-Celtic
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- First Speaker of proto-Celtic  (2000? BC)
/-- First Speaker of Early Celtic  (1200? BC)
/  \-- Speech loans from Halstatt Culture
/-- First Speaker of West Germanic  (ca 300 BC)
\-- prob.  La Tene Iron Age
\-- Iron Age in East Mediterranean  (1100? BC - ?)
/-- Bronze Age in Anatolia   +====> [ 48]
/-- Early Use of Iron
\-- Invention of Steel
/   \-- Increasing need for wood in construction and as fuel
/-- First Speaker of Old Low Germanic  (ca 100 BC)
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- First Speaker of Old Anglo-Frisian  (ca 100)
/  
- First Speaker of Old English
 

 
  (poss.) ``Grandchildren:''       First Speaker of Francified Middle English   ;   First Speaker of Early Middle English   ;   Hrothwina (Princess) of SAXONS   ;   Hattugatus von SAXONY   ;   Berthhold BETULA   ;   Hartwake (Prince) of the SAXONS   ;   Oeric (King) of KENT
 

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