Norman

Norman or Normans may refer to:

  • The Normans, a people partly descended from Norse Vikings who settled in the territory of Normandy in France after being given a Duchy by the French King, conquered other lands and protected the French coast from foreign attacks.
    • Norman architecture, styles of Romanesque architecture developed by the Normans
    • Norman dynasty, a series of monarchs who ruled England and/or Normandy
    • Norman language, a Romance language spoken in Normandy
  • Norman (name), name origin and list of people with the given name and surname Norman

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Normans - Conquests - In Wales
... See also Cambro-Norman Even before the Norman Conquest of England, the Normans had come into contact with Wales ... In these original ventures, the Normans failed to make any headway into Wales ... completely under the dominance of William's most trusted Norman barons, including Bernard de Neufmarché, Roger of Montgomery in Shropshire and Hugh Lupus in Cheshire ...
Norman, Oklahoma - Infrastructure - Utilities - Drinking Water Controversy
... known as the Environmental Working Group showed that Norman's tap water has a chromium-6 concentration level of 12.90 parts per billion (ppb), which was the highest ... The official total chromium-3/chromium-6 level present in Norman's drinking water has ranged from 20 to 80 ppb ... In the past the Norman water supply has also been criticized for the presence of excessive levels of arsenic ...
Normans
... The Normans (in French Normands in Latin Nortmanni) were the people who gave their name to Normandy, a region in northern France ... In their expansion into other parts of Europe, the Normans compiled a record of astonishingly daring exploits in which often a mere handful of men would vanquish an enemy many times as numerous ... and a precocious sense of the use and value of money were all traits that characterized the Normans ...
Normans - Culture - Visual Arts
... In the visual arts, the Normans did not have the rich and distinctive traditions of the cultures they conquered ... taking part in this "renaissance" of Norman art and scholarship were Mont-Saint-Michel, Fécamp, Jumièges, Bec, Saint-Ouen, Saint-Evroul, and Saint-Wan ... destroyed much of what existed in the way of the architectural and artistic remnant of this Norman creativity ...
Normans - Characteristics
... century Benedictine monk and historian, Geoffrey Malaterra, characterised the Normans thus Their quick adaptability expressed itself in the shrewd Norman willingness to take on local men ... of Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos, described the Norman prince Bohemund I ...

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    Do you know who’s sneaked into my stateroom at three o’clock this morning? Nobody, and that’s my complaint!
    S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Arthur Sheekman, Will Johnstone, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Monkey Business, a complaint shipboard stowaway Groucho makes to the ship’s captain (Ben Taggart)

    Do you suppose I could buy back my introduction to you?
    S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Arthur Sheekman, Will Johnstone, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Monkey Business, a wisecrack made to his fellow stowaway Chico Marx (1931)