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Norman Conquest

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The conquest of England by the Normans under William the Conqueror, especially the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

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  • proper noun the invasion of England by the Normans in 1066 and their subsequent settlement

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  • noun the invasion and settlement of England by the Normans following the battle of Hastings (1066)

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Examples

  • The Norman Conquest was the end of Arab rule in Sicily but not the end of Arab influence.

    Arab Sicily exhibition opens in Kuwait

  • The Norman Conquest was the end of Arab rule in Sicily but not the end of Arab influence.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Set in England in the 12th century, during the period of French rule of England known as the Norman Conquest, and nominated for 12 Academy Awards, it endures as a masterpiece of cinema and a testament to the complexities of the human condition.

    Review of DVD for 1964 film Becket

  • Set in England in the 12th century, during the period of French rule of England known as the Norman Conquest, and nominated for 12 Academy Awards, it endures as a masterpiece of cinema and a testament to the complexities of the human condition.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • We know that the event called the Norman Conquest wrought great changes in England, and through

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 108, October, 1866

  • He may end (like Carlyle and Freeman) by maintaining that the Norman Conquest was a Saxon Conquest.

    Orthodoxy

  • He may end (like Carlyle and Freeman) by maintaining that the Norman Conquest was a Saxon Conquest.

    Orthodoxy

  • England at the Council of Cloveshoo, 747 A.D., but one of the effects of the Norman Conquest was the Gallicanising of the country, and many variations from the Roman introduced into the Sarum have been attributed to the national prejudices of the Liturgical Reformer

    Studies in the Book of Common Prayer

  • Now it is well known that the Norman Conquest was the most lawless piece of injustice and butchery, the record of which ever disgraced the pages of human history!

    Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery, as Exhibited in the Institution of Domestic Slavery in the United States: with the Duties of Masters to Slaves.

  • Sept. 18 at 8: The festivities close with a concert by Cosa Brava, a rock-experimentalist quintet featuring such stalwarts as Frith, the keyboardist Zeena Parkins, the violinist Carla Kihlstedt, the drummer Matthias Bossi, and the vocalist and "sound manipulator" who goes by the moniker the Norman Conquest.

    The New Yorker

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