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Upper class accents

At what point did a 'standard' non-regional English accent emerge? I assume it started with the high aristocracy then spread to the country gentry then to the professional classes. Anybody got any sort of timeline on the development?
Tags: ~languages: english: american, ~languages: english: uk
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