Anne M. Rendall wrote: "The Normans (northmen) were Vikings."
which raises the question: How and when did they get to Normandy?
and also why they changed their language from (loosely) germanic to
I've always though of the Viking invasions of these shores as something
totally separate from the Norman conquest.
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John Birtwistle, 6/DT4 8LR, UK
Is minic a the/ann an bhre/ag ni/os faide na/ an fhi/rinne.
The lie often lasts longer than the truth.