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Statute of Rollo

Rollo “Robert I” Age: 85 years846931

Name
Rollo “Robert I”
Given names
Rollo
Nickname
Robert I
Birth 846

Event 885 (Age 39 years)

Note: Rollo was one of the lesser leaders of the Viking fleet which besieged Paris under Sigfred.
Birth of a son
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William “William Longsword” I
893 (Age 47 years)
Event 911 (Age 65 years)

Note:

His forces were defeated by French forces at the Battle of Chartres.

Also in 911 he pledged feudal allegiance to French King Charles, was converted to Christianity, with baptismal name of Robert. In the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte King Charles granted Rollo land between the Epte and the sea as well as Brittany.

Event
Ruled Normandy
between 911 and 927 (Age 65 years)
Death 931 (Age 85 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Rouen Cathedral
Event

Rollo was one of the lesser leaders of the Viking fleet which besieged Paris under Sigfred.

Event

His forces were defeated by French forces at the Battle of Chartres.

Also in 911 he pledged feudal allegiance to French King Charles, was converted to Christianity, with baptismal name of Robert. In the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte King Charles granted Rollo land between the Epte and the sea as well as Brittany.

Note

Rollo, also know as Robert I, was a Norse nobleman of Norwegian or Danish descent. He was founder and first ruler of the Viking principality in what soon became known as Normandy. His descendants were the Dukes of Normandy.

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