They invaded many parts of the world (4/6)

While the Normans are chiefly remembered through William the Conqueror’s invasion of England and the legacy he left behind, they were originally raiding seafarers. As such, especially throughout the 11th century, many lands across Europe were invaded and settled by the Normans. In 1024, a group of Norman warriors were paid by the King of Italy to protect his land from invaders – which they did, and efficiently at that. However, after doing so, they decided they liked his lands so much that they decided to invade Italy themselves, eventually settling in Sicily!

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An end to 500 years of Anglo-Saxons (3/6)

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