"Bayeux Tapestry. Harold coming to anchor on the coast of Normandy." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Bayeux Tapestry

"Bayeux Tapestry. Harold coming to anchor on the coast of Normandy." — Chambers' Encyclopedia,…

"Bayeux Tapestry. The crown offered to Harold by the people." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Bayeux Tapestry

"Bayeux Tapestry. The crown offered to Harold by the people." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

"Bayeux Tapestry. Battle of Hastings." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Bayeux Tapestry

"Bayeux Tapestry. Battle of Hastings." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

An illustration of the feudal castle of Rouen. Rouen is the historical capital city of Normandy, in northwestern France on the River Seine, and currently the capital of the Haute-Normandie region.

Feudal Castle of Rouen

An illustration of the feudal castle of Rouen. Rouen is the historical capital city of Normandy, in…

Work of the waves in cutting away rocky coasts. Cliffs of Normandy; the coast has been cut back so far that the tributaries of the old river systems now enter the sea independently.

Cliffs of Normandy

Work of the waves in cutting away rocky coasts. Cliffs of Normandy; the coast has been cut back so far…

"There are two large volumes of the survey, one being a folio of 760 pages and the other a large octavo of 900 pages. The strong box shown in the cut is the chest in which the volumes were formerly kept."—Myers, 1905

Domesday Book

"There are two large volumes of the survey, one being a folio of 760 pages and the other a large octavo…

"The French-Normandy pendant cross and locket presents a characteristic example of peasant jewelry." - Britannica, 1910

Cross and Locket Pendant

"The French-Normandy pendant cross and locket presents a characteristic example of peasant jewelry."…

"Effigy of Robert of Normandy. In Gloucester Cathedral." —D'Anvers, 1895

Robert of Normandy

"Effigy of Robert of Normandy. In Gloucester Cathedral." —D'Anvers, 1895

He is sometimes called the Red King, but more commonly William Rufus. Things went worse than ever with the poor English in his time; for at least William the Conqueror had made everybody mind the law, but now William Rufus let his cruel soldiers do just as they pleased, and spoil what they did not want.

William Rufus II

He is sometimes called the Red King, but more commonly William Rufus. Things went worse than ever with…

A Norman kite shield of the 10th or 11th century, considered the beginning of the High Middle Ages.

Kite Shield

A Norman kite shield of the 10th or 11th century, considered the beginning of the High Middle Ages.

Renascence sideboard from St. Lo, Normandy, 1580, now in the South Kensington Museum.

Renascence Sideboard

Renascence sideboard from St. Lo, Normandy, 1580, now in the South Kensington Museum.

"1, Turret, St. Peter's Church, Oxford; 2, Turret, Rochester Cathedral; 3, St. Mary's Church, Cheltenham; 4, Bayeux Church, Normandy." — Chambers, 1881

Spire

"1, Turret, St. Peter's Church, Oxford; 2, Turret, Rochester Cathedral; 3, St. Mary's Church, Cheltenham;…

"Flamboyant Tracery, Rouen Cathedral, Normandy" showing the intersecting ribs of tracery in windows of Gothic architecture. -Whitney, 1911

Tracery of Rouen Cathedral

"Flamboyant Tracery, Rouen Cathedral, Normandy" showing the intersecting ribs of tracery in windows…

When William was denied the throne of Normandy he assembled a Norman invasion fleet of around 600 ships and 7000 soldiers.

William the Conqueror

When William was denied the throne of Normandy he assembled a Norman invasion fleet of around 600 ships…