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Helmeted head in stone - Politics and Military links

 

 

Helmeted head in stone, supposedly  of Du Guesclin - 15th century

 

Meant to decorate the castle of Longueville

Origin : Belmesnil, 1895

Revenue Cutter - Maritime and Trade links

 

A Revenue cutter is a small lighty armed boat, used to enforce customs regulations and catch smugglers.

 

Maps of Rouen - Politics and Military links

Cartography of Rouen through ages

Maps drawn after ancient documents by Edgard Naillon - Published by G. Lanfry, 1955

 

Poster Le Rouen - Maritime and Trade links

 

" Le Rouen"

 

Hastings Embroidery - Politics and Military links

 

Two panels from the Hastings embroidery (Property of Hastings Borough Council), showing :

 

Lithography of Rollo, first duke of Normandy - Politics and Military links

First Earl of Normandy, Rollo has generated much controversy. From Denmark or Norway, his story is known to us through Dudo of Saint -Quentin, Norman chronicler of 11th century.

Scandinavian fibulae - Politics and Military links
Bayeux Tapestry - Politics and Military links

 

 

Lead ingot - Maritime and Trade links

Ancient lead ingot found in Lillebonne in 1840, at the bottom of the Roman theatre's outer wall. Weight : 43,5 kg

 

Visit by Queen Elizabeth II to Rouen - Politics and Military links

During the second state visit by Queen Elizabeth II to France, from 15 to 19 May 1972, the last event for the royal couple was a short stop in Rouen.

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The Keep, Falmer
"The First World War"
Discover the new East Sussex County Council website dedicated to the First World War
www.eastsussexww1.org.uk