Geographical and cultural region in Northwestern Europe, roughly coextensive with the historical Duchy of Normandy.- Normandy
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Rollo (, Rolloun; ; Rollon; died between 928 and 933) was a Viking who became the first ruler of Normandy, today a region in northern France.
Norman or Norman French (Normaund, Normand, Guernésiais: Normand, Jèrriais: Nouormand) is, depending on classification, either a French dialect or a Romance language which can be classified as one of the Oïl languages along with French, Picard and Walloon.
Norman is spoken in mainland Normandy in France, where it has no official status, but is classed as a regional language.
Department of the French region of Pays de la Loire, and the province of Maine, situated in the Grand-Ouest of the country.
It is south of Normandy and on the southern edge of the Armorican Massif.
The Norsemen (or Norse people) were a North Germanic ethnolinguistic group of the Early Middle Ages, during which they spoke the Old Norse language.
From this word came the name of the Normans and of Normandy, which was settled by Norsemen in the tenth century.
The Pays de Caux (,, literally Lands of Caux) is an area in Normandy occupying the greater part of the French département of Seine Maritime in Normandy.
Archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in France.
As one of the fifteen Archbishops of France, the Archbishop of Rouen's ecclesiastical province comprises the greater part of Normandy.
The Saxons (Saxones, Sachsen, Seaxan,, Sassen, Saksen) were a group of Germanic<ref name="Germanic">
In Merovingian times, continental Saxons had also been associated with the activity and settlements on the coast of what later became Normandy.
The Channel Islands (îles Anglo-Normandes or îles de la Manche) are an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy.
The Pays de Bray (, literally Land of Bray) is a small (about 750 km²) natural region of France situated to the north-east of Rouen, straddling the French departments of the Seine-Maritime and the Oise (historically divided among the Provinces of Normandy and Picardy since 911, now divided among the administrative regions of Normandy and Picardy).
City on the River Seine in northern France.
During the Hundred Years' War, on 19 January 1419, Rouen surrendered to Henry V of England, who annexed Normandy once again to the Plantagenet domains but Rouen did not go quietly: Alain Blanchard hanged English prisoners from the walls, for which he was summarily executed while Canon and Vicar General of Rouen Robert de Livet became a hero for excommunicating the English king, resulting in de Livet's imprisonment for five years in England.