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Some documents will be dated not by the calendar year but by the regnal year - how long the ruling monarch had been on the throne.
In 1582 Pope Gregory XIII had reformed the calendar, then in use, known as the Julian Calendar (named after Julius Caesar).: weights, money and other measures used by our ancestors’ (Lochin,1995).You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.Other Catholic countries followed and adopted the Gregorian Calendar but England, being Protestant, did not.England therefore remained 10 days behind the New Style Calendar.
Compare this with the modern French word for 80 - quatre-vingts, ‘four twenties’.