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Hodges' 'The English Primrose' published
Richard Hodges' 'The English Primrose' published.
Had "a profound influence on the regularisation of English spelling" (Salmon) in the period.
history of linguistics
(1979). A Cultural History of The English Language. London: Arnold [p.49]
Salmon, Vivian (1999). Orthography and Punctuation. in Lass, Roger.
The Cambridge History of the English Language: Volume iii 1476-1776
. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.13-55 [p.313]
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