The Normans: The History of a Dynasty
A&C Black, 15.10.2006 - 362 Seiten
The first great city to which the Crusaders came in 1089 was Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire. It was the key to the foundation, survival and ultimate eclipse of the crusading kingdom. The riches and sophistication of the city nevertheless made a lasting impression on the crusaders, and through them on western European culture.
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1 The Counts of Rouen
2 Richard II and his Sons
3 William of Normandy
4 The Conqueror of England
5 William Rufus
6 Henry I
7 Robert Curthose and William Clito
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abbey abbot amongst Angevin Anglo-Norman Anglo-Norman realm Anjou Anselm Archbishop aristocracy army atheling barons battle Bayeux Belléme Bishop Odo Boulogne brother campaign Capetian castle century church claims Conqueror count of Flanders count of Rouen Count William court daughter death died ducal duchy Dudo Duke Richard Duke Robert Duke William duke’s Earl Robert early empress England English Eustace exile father Fécamp ﬁeld ﬁght ﬁnally ﬁnd ﬁrst ﬁtz Flanders ﬂeet France Frankish French Geoffrey Gloucester Harold heir Henry’s historians household inﬂuence Jumieges King Henry King William king’s kingship knights lands later lineage lord Louis magnates March marriage Mathilda medieval Meulan military monk Mortain Norman dynasty Normandy northern Odo of Bayeux ofﬁce Orderic Vitalis peace political prince queen rebels reign Richard II Robert Curthose Rollo Rouen royal Rufus’s ruler succession Theobald took uncle Viking Waleran William Clito William de Poitiers William Longsword William of Ypres William Rufus young