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History of Normandie 2

History has an important place in Normandie, many events took place since  the first celtic tribes till now.

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The Francs

At the beginning, some celtic tribes were living in Normandie. Then the gaelics arrived and in -58, the romans conquered the Gaule.

After, the francs came and took control, but in 911 the vikings attacked  Normandy so, the francs decided to give it to them in order to make the attacks stop.

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William the conqueror

William the Conqueror, the future William I of England, was born between 1027 and 1028 at Falaise in Normandy. After the death of his father in 1035, the boy William inherited the Duchy of Normandy with his great uncle acting as regent.

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The battle of Hastings

The invasion of the england by the Duke of Normandy William the Conqueror, took place in 1066.William won the Battle of Hastings, so William obtained the England.

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This  battle is represented on a tapestry. It is the tapestry of Bayeux.

by Julien Vauloup 

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This entry was posted on November 7, 2015 by in Our Region and tagged .
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