They came from France, but.. (1/6)

The Normans (from the Latin word “Nortmanni”, meaning Northmen) were originally Viking raiders of Scandinavian descent who would eventually settle in northern France, as part of a treaty with the French king Charles III, who ennobled the famous viking leader Rollo. Rollo’s descendants would continue to rule over Normandy for the following centuries. In 1066, their influence would grow even further as the ruling Norman class would become a dominant force not only in northern France, but the entirety of England as the Anglo-Saxon nobility and royals were replaced with Normans after the invasion of William the Conqueror.

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