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  Rollo of Normandy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The matter of Rollo's Norwegian or Danish origins was a matter of heated dispute between Norwegian and Danish historians of the 19th and early 20th century, particularly in the run-up to Normandy's 1000-year-anniversary in 1911.
In 885, Rollo was one of the lesser leaders of the Viking fleet which besieged Paris under Sigfred.
Rollo stayed true to his word of defending the shores of the Seine river in accordance to the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte, but in time he and his followers had very different ideas.
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 Rollo Duke of Normandy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rollo is a Viking leader, a powerful Danish duke at loggerheads with the king of Denmark, who then dies and leaves his two sons, Gurim and Rollo, leaving Rollo to be expelled and Gurim killed.
Concluding the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte Rollo pledges feudal allegiance to the king and converts to Christianity.
The plot is based loosely on the historical Rollo of Normandy and the foundation of the Duchy of Normandy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rollo,_Duke_of_Normandy   (298 words)

  
 The Rollo to Thomas Pearsall
Rollo Ganger-Hrolf was conqueror of Normandy from whom are descended the Earls of Rouen, the Dukes of Normandy, and the Kings of England.
Rollo was one of the most famous Vikings of his age and had learned well the battle tactics taught by his father Rognvald The Wolf.
Rollo is buried in a tomb in Notre Dame Cathedral at Rouen, France.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Normandy
Rollo walked barefoot before the reliquary of St. Oueu, but he caused many relies to be sold in England, and on his death-bed, according to Adhémar de Chabannes, simultaneously caused prisoners to be sacrificed to the Scandinavian gods and gave much gold to the churches.
Thus Normandy for nearly a century and a half was at once a sort of promontory of the Christian world in face of Scandinavia and at the same time a coign of Scandinavia thrust into the Christian world.
During the French Revolution Normandy was one of the centres of the federalist movement known as the Girondin.
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 Rollo the Viking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rollo the Viking (855-931) brought his Normans (northmen, vikings) from Norway to the northwest of France.
This is the Rollo, or Rollon in the French spelling, who in the year 911 at the church in St.
Some say that Rollo was the same as Ganger-Hrolf, or Rollo the Ganger, who was called that because he was so gangly, to be specific, his legs were so long that when he rode a horse it looked like he was walking; Ganger means Walker.
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 Rollo of Normandy
The earliest author to attribute an explicit origin to Rollo was Richer of Rheims, writing between 996 and 998, who called Rollo the son of another Viking invader of France named Catillus (presumably representing the Norse name Ketill) [Richer i, 28 (see PL 138: 35)].
Dudo states that Rollo and Gurim were sons of a man who held many lands in "Dacia" (Dudo's word for Denmark, following other authors), and that after the death of the (unnamed) father of Rollo and Gurim, the king of Dacia fought against the sons, killing Gurim and driving Rollo out [Dudo ii, 2-4 (pp.
This Hrollaugr, said to be an early settler of Iceland, cannot be identified with Rollo of Normandy, so that the Icelandic sources are providing the founder of Normandy with a brother whose name is evidenctly Rollo, further illustrating the problems with the Icelandic account.
sbaldw.home.mindspring.com /hproject/prov/rollo000.htm   (2578 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Rollo
By the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte (911), the northernmost part (Vexin Normand) was assigned to Rollo of Normandy; the rest (Vexin Français) remained with the French crown.
Normandie, region and former province, NW France, bordering on the English Channel.
Normandy is a region of flat farmland, forests, and gentle hills.
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 Duke Rollo (Hrolf) of Normandy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rollo, the Dane, was a Viking pirate that was banished from Norway byhis father; and captured Bayeux in 890.
Even before Rollo's grandsonRichard took over the domain in 942, the descendants of the Vikings hadaccepted Christianity, intermarried with the local population and adoptedthe French language.
Marriage 2 Gisela (Gisele) of the Franks [Duchess of Normandy] b: ABT 0895 in of Normandy,France
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 Into Normandy's Hand...
The ancestors of the invaders (the Vikings, or "Northmen") settled in Normandy in 9th and 10th centuries.
Rollo [Hrólfr], the Danish leader these settlers, came to an agreement with Charles the Simple in 912 which allowed the Danes the right to settle Normandy, with Rollo acknowledged as the first Duke.
In Normandy, Duke William, who was second cousin to Edward, believed that he had a legitimate claim, a claim made stronger by Harold's own actions, and the support of Pope Alexander II who, with the condition that William swear to be his vassal, convened a kangaroo court that declared William the rightful ruler of England.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Three Sources on the Ravages of the Northmen in Frankland, c. 843 - 912
Rollo refused to kiss the foot of Charles when he received from him the duchy of Normandy.
In the year of our Lord 912 Rollo was baptized in holy water in the name of the sacred Trinity by Franco, archbishop of Rouen.
Rollo gave assurance of security to all those who wished to dwell in his country.
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 Rollo the Walker and Relatives - The Gold Scales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rollo's exploits reveal a major build-up (plot, chain of events, action) of not a few folk tales and antecede them by about 900 years.
Rollo and his successors, as rulers of Normandy, obtained the title of count and valuable rights from before, along with widespread domains.
Rollo’s great-granddaughter, Emma married two kings of England, Æhelred the Unready and Knut who was also king of Norway and Denmark.
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 William the Conqueror - The Gold Scales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He was a Norman, born in Normandy, who learnt to deal with rebellions, and became experienced in inspiring fears.
Normandy was handed over to his eldest son Robert, William Rufus became king of England after him, and the third remaining son, Henry, was left 5,000 pounds in silver.
Descendants of Rollo ruled over England before William the Conqueror sailed ashore and conquered it in 1066, according to medieval Snorre and the history of England.
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 Hrólfr.com -- a Rollo of Normandy homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rollo of Normandy holds a particular fascination for me as an example of somebody who left virtually no trace on the historical record, and yet around whom a vast body of legend arose during the two centuries after his own.
This is no doubt due to the retroactive magnitude of his accomplishments; although the Rollonid Principality upon Rollo’s death must have seemed ephemeral, within a century it had become Normandy, and the origin of so great a nation needed to be explained in terms of the greatness of its founder.
Thus, “our” Rollo was born; not an unrepentant pagan adventurer who somehow managed to gain sway over the Viking population of a Frankish city, but a noble Christian (more or less) who single-handedly built a Frankish principality.
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 Rolf "Robert" "Rollo the Dane" RAGNVALDSSON "1st Duke of Normandy"
Charles III the Simple of France held off his siege of Paris, battled him near Chartres, and negotiated the treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte, giving him the part of Neustria that came to be called Normandy; Rollo in return agreed to end his brigandage.
Rollo was baptized in 912 but is said to have died a pagan.
Rolf became known as Robert or Rollo in Normandy.
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 Rollo - Rollo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rollo Who the hell is Rollo, where did he come from, and who let him in?
In 1380 John Rollo received a charter to the lands of Duncrub, near Dunning Perthshire, from Robert II.
Rollo homepage, describing their original music, CD, lyrics, in the rock-pop genre.
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 Poppa
Wife or mistress of Rollo "of Normandy", fl.
A wife or mistress of Rollo of Normandy, and mother of Rollo's son and successor William "Longsword", her name is reported only by the often unreliable Dudo [ii, 16 (pp.
The Planctus, which does not provide her name, states that she was a Christian, and mother by a pagan father (i.e., Rollo, whose name is also not given) of William, who was born overseas.
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 Ancestors of Linda K Thomas Duke Rollo Of Normandy-[2867]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ancestors of Linda K Thomas Duke Rollo Of Normandy-[2867]
Rollo married Duchess Gisele Of Normandy-[3094] [MRIN:1253] in 912 in France.
Rollo also married Poppa-[2868] [MRIN:1153], daughter of Berenger DE BAYEAUX-[3525] and Unknown, about 918.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~lkthomas/2867.htm   (46 words)

  
 I1597: Rollo Duke of Normandy RAGNVALDSSON (0870 - 0927)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I1597: Rollo Duke of Normandy RAGNVALDSSON (0870 - 0927)
Normandy, 912 "Americans of Royal Descent", Charles H. Browning, p.
(Rolf) Duke of NORMANDY (845-931) and Poppa (Papia) (848-)" [this
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 Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Duke Rollo (Hrolf) of Normandy and Poppa de Valois
William I "Longsword" Duke of Normandy b: ABT.
Gerloc Adela of Normandy b: 917 in Normandy, France
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 Pepys' Diary: Bloody Brother, or Rollo, Duke of Normandy, The (John Fletcher et al)
L&M footnote: “The bloody brother, or Rollo, Duke of Normandy, a tragedy by John Fletcher and several others, written c.
Four authors seem to have been concerned in this play, and it is probable that the remarkable political reflections in the first scene of the fourth act are to be ascribed to Jonson.
A small part only is by Fletcher, to whom, however, are due the striking scenes between Rollo and Edith in the third and fifth acts.
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 Rollo the Viking
This is the Rollo, or Rollon in the French spelling, who in the year 911 at the church in St. Clair sur-Epte signed the treaty with King Charles III the Simple of France
U.S.A. Some pages in English, Rollo of Normandy homepage by Robert Helmerichs.
Rollo Clan for more about Rollo and his descendants.
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 Rollo (Hrólfr) 1st Duke of Normandy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is also said that Rollo was given Gisela, the daughter of King Charles III the Simple of France.
Rollo received the name Robert at his baptism.
He was also known as the Patrician of Normandy: a Roman title.
www.senton.com /laycock/genealogy/PS23/PS23_094.HTM   (76 words)

  
 Find in a Library: Rollo, Duke of Normandy : or The bloody brother : a tragedy.
Find in a Library: Rollo, Duke of Normandy : or The bloody brother : a tragedy.
Rollo, Duke of Normandy : or The bloody brother : a tragedy.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
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 Bi'God, Bi'Cause and Bi'Lief   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Montreal, September 5, 1998 It is said that when Rollo of Normandy was asked to kiss the foot of Charles the Simple, he balked, and using the english (norman) words, "Nese bi God!" (No, by God), flatly refused to comply with the accepted custom.
Thus was born the word "bigot", connoting an obstinate adherent to a particular creed or opinion, who uses the divinity to back up his argument.
Ok, I know this has been a 'long trip' from Rollo of Normandy to here, but there is a question on the table here with respect to what we mean by 'Bi'Got', 'Bi'Cause' and 'Bi'Lief'.
www3.sympatico.ca /n.rieck/docs/Bi_God.html   (3941 words)

  
 Rollo  'Rolf the ganger' Rognvaldsson Duke Of Normandy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rollo 'Rolf the ganger' Rognvaldsson Duke Of Normandy
He was declared an outlaw by King Harald Harfager for stealing cattle within the territories of Norway in Viken.
He left Norway and eventually landed in present day France and founded Normandy.
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 ROLLO / Poppa de BAYEUX
Rollo, the Dane, was a Viking pirate that was banished from Norway by his father; and captured Bayeux in 890.
He was given the Name of Robert I at his baptism, and was styled as the "Patrician of Normandy".
He aquired his nickname "the Ganger", because he was to big for a horse to carry and had to walk.
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 World history and events in 0911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Becomes the Duke of Normandy after signing the treaty of St Clair-Sur-Epte
Under the treaty of St Clair-Sur-Epte Normandy is handed over to Rollo
Viking Rollo who then becomes the 1st Duke of Normandy
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 Rollo the Ganger Duke of Normandy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rognvald I "The Wise" Eysteinsson Earl of Møre
891 - Popa of Bayeux Duchess of Normandy
893 - William I "Long Sword" Duke of Normandy
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 Duke of Normandy Robert (Rollo) Ragnvaldsson, b: 0865 - Norway,
Duke of Normandy Robert (Rollo) Ragnvaldsson, b: 0865 - Norway,
Marr: - Duke of Normandy Robert (Rollo) Ragnvaldsson
The views and opinions expressed in this page are strictly those of the page author.
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