Normandy

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English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976) 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein , Bernard Law Montgomery , Montgomery , Sir Bernard Law Montgomery
division of Normandy Basse-Normandie , Haute-Normandie , Lower-Normandy , Upper-Normandy
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
dry apple brandy made in Normandy Calvados
United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961) Dwight D. Eisenhower , Dwight David Eisenhower , Dwight Eisenhower , Eisenhower , Ike , President Eisenhower
King of England from 1100 to 1135; youngest son of William the Conqueror; conquered Normandy in 1106 (1068-1135) Henry Beauclerc , Henry I
Norse chieftain who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931) Hrolf , Rolf , Rollo
inhabitant of Normandy Norman
Romanesque style first appearing in Normandy around 950 AD and used in Britain from the Norman Conquest until the 12th century Norman architecture
son of Louis VII whose reign as king of France saw wars with the English that regained control of Normandy and Anjou and most of Poitou (1165-1223) Philip Augustus , Philip II
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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