Genealogy Projects tagged with Normans on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Battle of Hastings

    (This is the one in which Wm the Conqueror captures England) The Battle of Hastings took place on 14 October 1066. It was the decisive Norman victory in the Norman Conquest of England, fought between the Norman army of Duke William II of Normandy and the English army of King Harold II.[1] The battle took place at Senlac Hill, approximately 6 miles northwest of Hastings, close to the present-d...

  • Anglo-Norman families: Earls of Chester

    The Earldom of Chester in England, was an important title and powerful position in medieval Norman England, and the families connected to the Earls were quite influential in the social and political system of the time. According to Wikipedia : Earl of Chester The Earldom of Chester was one of the most powerful earldoms in medieval England. Since 1301 the title has generally been given to ...