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The Normans were in descendant of the Vikings and lent their names to the region in North France named Normandy. The Duchy of Normandy started in 911.

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Where did the Normans originate?


Where are the Normans now?

In Normandy.

Who leads the Normans?

William Duke of Normandy lead the Normans at the battal of Hastings.

What is the difference between vikings and Normans?

The Vikings were from Norway and the baltic. The normans were from Normandy.

Where are Normans originally from?

Denmark and then Normandy in France

What countries are the normans from?

The Normans come from Normandy, in France I beleive. HTH Ex Semper

What contries were the Romans and normans from?

The Romans came from Italy. The Normans came from Normandy, France.

Where did the Normans leave from to invade England?

The Normans left from Normandy, which was in France in 1066 - Close to Bayeux

Who conquered England in 1066?

The Normans, under William the Duke of Normandy.Duke William of Normandy

Did Saxons come from Normandy?

No, the Normans came from Normandy, the Saxons came from what is now northern Germany.

Which race lost Malta to the Normans?

The Normans from the Duchy of Normandy relieved Malta and Sicily from the Arabs in 1091

Where are normans from?

The Normans were from Normandy, a region in Northern France. They were descended from Vikings, and are very important in European history.

Who won the battle of haisting?

The normans led by William of Normandy

Who came after the anglo-Saxons?

the normans of Normandy France

Who was the captian of the Normans in the Battle of Hastings?

William, duke of Normandy

When was brought to UK and by who?

The rabbits were introduced in the United Kingdom by the Normans. Just before the Battle of Hasting took place . They were introduced by a man called William Duke of Normandy

Where did the Normans live?

They orrigianly came from scandavia in northen france The Normans lived in Normandy Northern France but where originally from Scandinavia

What tribe settled in the province of Normandy?

The Vikings settled in Normandy. Eventually, these Vikings intermarried with the French already living in Normandy, and those people became known as the Normans.

Who led the Normans who defeated the English Saxons at the Battle of Hastings?

William of Normandy, also known as "William the Conqueror," led the Normans in that battle.

Who led the Normans in the Battle of Hastings?

In the Battle of Hastings of 1066 A.D., Duke William of Normandy brought his Normans against King Harold Godwinsson of England. The Normans overwhelmingly won the battle.

How did the normans come to England?

They invaded in 1066 the Duke of Normandy (William The Conqueror) felt he had been cheated of the English throne and so took it by force The Normans sailed across the English Channel from Normandy in a large fleet of ships

Was the Battle of Hastings between the English and the Normans?

Yes. The English fighting under Harold Godwinsson. The Normans fighting under William Duke of Normandy.

Who led the norman invasion?

William of Normandy for Normans , and Harold Godwin for England (Britain)

Why do the rulers of England speak French in the Canterbury tales?

Because they were Normans, from Normandy in France.

Who invaded Britain?

The Romans and the Normans.=]The last people to successfully invade Britain were the Normans from Normandy, France in 1066, although they did not invade Scotland which is part of Britain.