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All 15 Plantagenet kings were supposedly descended from the Countess of Anjou.
Family politics and dynastic ambition.
War, justice, parliament and architecture.
Anjou (West France) 12th century. 628 more words
On this day in 1189 Richard I of England was officially invested as Duke of Normandy.
Duke of Normandy was the title given to the rulers of the Duchy of Normandy in northern France, a fief created in AD 911 by King Charles III “the Simple” of France for Rollo, a Scandinavian nobleman and leader of Northmen. 122 more words
‘Since time immemorial’ is a phrase you will find both in common speech and the media to describe some period infinitely (or at least immeasurably) long ago. 586 more words