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NOTREDAME CATHEDRAL, Rouen: 77 reviews and 157 photos


Charles le Simple (Charles the Simple), king of France offered him a treat of peace in 911. Rollon took baptism in Rouen in 912 and married Gisèle, the daughter of Charles le Simple, then 4 years old !
Rollon became Roberts 1st, Duke of Normandy.
At this point, Norse's invasions ceased. He settled his warriors and organized strongly its dukedom, which soon became the wealthiest of the Western world. He died around 930.

Website: http://www.cathedrale-rouen.net

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  • Updated Oct 9, 2004
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