Norman

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French (Norman) language used in medieval England Anglo-French , Anglo-Norman
native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman conquest Anglo-Saxon
decisive battle in which William the Conqueror (duke of Normandy) defeated the Saxons under Harold II (1066) and thus left England open for the Norman Conquest battle of Hastings , Hastings
Romanesque style first appearing in Normandy around 950 AD and used in Britain from the Norman Conquest until the 12th century Norman architecture
medieval Norman dialect of Old French Norman-French , Old North French
member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons; dominant in England until the Norman conquest Saxon
Norman leader in the First Crusade who played an important role in the capture of Jerusalem (1078-1112) Tancred
duke of Normandy who led the Norman invasion of England and became the first Norman to be King of England; he defeated Harold II at the battle of Hastings in 1066 and introduced many Norman customs into England (1027-1087) William I , William the Conqueror
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