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The Normans, led by Rollo, besieged Paris in 885, illustration from 'France and the French through the Century', 1884 (colour litho) Rollo (c. 846 – c. 931), baptised Robert and so sometimes numbered Robert I to distinguish him from his descendants, was a Norse nobleman of Norwegian or Danish descent who was founder and first ruler of the Viking principality which soon became known as Normandy. His descendants were the Dukes of Normandy, and following the Norman conquest of England in 1066, kings of England. © Bridgeman Images


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