Historian claims to have found the first use of the F-word in the English language

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A historian claims to have found the earliest use of the word "fuck" in the English language, in court documents from the 14th century.

Dr Paul Booth, a senior research fellow at Keele University, found evidence of a man named "Roger Fuckbythenavele" from Chester county court plea rolls in 1310.

"I've been going through these magnificent records and I came across this by accident," Dr Booth explained to MailOnline. "It really does shout out at you."

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