I first became aware of the Norman impact on Britain post-1066 when I learned of its effects on the English language.
Normans, effectively Vikings or Norse from France, settled in as a dominant socio-economic layer atop Saxon England. They claimed the best of the best – of everything.
The Saxon peasant may have raised . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Britain’s Norman Legacy – One Thousand Years of Inequality