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Geddes, Norman Bel(Encyclopedia)Geddes, Norman Bel: see Bel Geddes, Norman.
Lane, Ralph Norman Angell(Encyclopedia)Lane, Ralph Norman Angell: see Angell, Sir Norman.
Norman Conquest(Encyclopedia)Norman Conquest, period in English history following the defeat (1066) of King Harold of England by William, duke of Normandy, who became William I of England. The conquest was formerly thought to hav...
Anglo-Norman literature(Encyclopedia)Anglo-Norman literature, body of literature written in England, in the French dialect known as Anglo-Norman, from c.1100 to c.1250. Initiated at the court of Henry I, it was supported by the wealthy, ...
Norman, Montagu Collet, 1st Baron Norman of St. Clere(Encyclopedia)Norman, Montagu Collet, 1st Baron Norman of St. Clere, 1871–1950, English financier. He was governor of the Bank of England from 1920 to 1944, a tenure of office that broke all tradition. He long fa...
Norman(Encyclopedia)Norman, city (1990 pop. 80,071), seat of Cleveland co., central Okla.; inc. 1891. It is the center of a livestock region. Oil wells, food processing, and printing and publishing contribute to the econ...
Taillefer(Encyclopedia)Taillefer tfr´ [key], fl. 1066, Norman warrior and trouvère. According to medieval chronicles and evidence in the Bayeux Tapestry, he led the Norman army at Hastings into battle, singing of Ro...
Norman, Greg(Encyclopedia)Norman, Greg (Gregory John Norman), 1955–, Australian golfer, b. Mt. Isa, Queensland. Noted for his power, the White Shark, a professional since 1976, is tremendously popular with the gallery. Altho...
Normans(Encyclopedia)Normans, designation for the Northmen, or Norsemen, who conquered Normandy in the 10th cent. and adopted Christianity and the customs and language of France. Abandoning piracy and raiding, they adopte...
Angell, Sir Norman(Encyclopedia)Angell, Sir Norman, 1872?–1967, British internationalist and economist, whose name originally was Ralph Norman Angell Lane. He came to fame with The Great Illusion (1910, rev. ed. 1933), in which he...
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