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Your Uncle Norman

On this day 951 years ago a bunch of bloody pre-French Vikings came over here a took our monarchy.

Just think, if the Norman invasion had failed we could be living in a progressive, liberal Scandi paradise wearing really nice jumpers.

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  1. Saxon women before the conquest could own land, get divorced, and had equal standing in the law. After 1066, women became the property ( chatel) of their husbands.

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