Difference between revisions of "Fletcher"

From Wiki

Jump to: navigation, search
m
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 
== Scottish Origin ==
 
== Scottish Origin ==
The distinguished '''Fletcher''' family finds its origin with the proud [[Norman]] people. Although the [[Normans]] came from [[France]], they were actually of [[Viking]] origin. The Vikings landed in the Orkneys and northern [[Scotland]] under their king, Stirgud the Stout, around 870. Subsequently, led by their jarl, Thorfinn Rollo, they invaded [[France]] around 911. After Rollo laid siege to Paris, King Charles the Simple of [[France]] finally conceded defeat and granted northern [[France]] to Rollo, who became the first Duke of [[Normandy]].
+
The distinguished '''Fletcher''' family finds its origin with the proud [[Normans|Norman]] people. Although the [[Normans]] came from [[France]], they were actually of [[Viking]] origin. The Vikings landed in the Orkneys and northern [[Scotland]] under their king, Stirgud the Stout, around 870. Subsequently, led by their jarl, Thorfinn Rollo, they invaded [[France]] around 911. After Rollo laid siege to Paris, King Charles the Simple of [[France]] finally conceded defeat and granted northern [[France]] to Rollo, who became the first Duke of [[Normandy]].
  
 
{{surname}}
 
{{surname}}
 
{{scottish}}
 
{{scottish}}

Latest revision as of 20:37, 10 September 2007

Scottish Origin

The distinguished Fletcher family finds its origin with the proud Norman people. Although the Normans came from France, they were actually of Viking origin. The Vikings landed in the Orkneys and northern Scotland under their king, Stirgud the Stout, around 870. Subsequently, led by their jarl, Thorfinn Rollo, they invaded France around 911. After Rollo laid siege to Paris, King Charles the Simple of France finally conceded defeat and granted northern France to Rollo, who became the first Duke of Normandy.

Personal tools