The Normans, or Norsemen, or Northmen,
Vikings who settled in northern France
and founded Normandy.
911. Leading Viking of this expedition
was Rollo, also called Rolf or Rollon.
In 1066 and headed by
William, they launched the
Norman Conquest and
Another group of Normans, inspired by
their fellow man Robert Guiscard, also called Robert de Hauteville,
went down to southern Italy and Sicily.
See the maps
MIGRATION OF THE NORMANS
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Italy 11th Century - Norman Aquisition
Italy (South) 11th Century - Norman Conquest