History of Normandy

  1. marnières, marl holes. How medieval mining still can cause landslips.
  2. Litre funéraire (Painted funereal band). One of the more decorative rights of French nobility.
  3. Amfreville-sous-les-Monts. The legend of the côte des Deux-Amants (precipice of the Two-Lovers) arose in the 12th century and became popular in the 19th century.

Gallo-Roman time

  1. Gisacum, a lost city.

Middle Ages

  1. William Aetheling and the Titanic of the 12th century. A wreckage causes a war.
  2. Rollo, first duke of Normandy He plundered, settled, reigned.
  3. history of Normandy (1.) The Carolingians.
  4. Charles de Melun, intrigues and treachery in the 15th century.

16th century

  1. The rebus of Saint-Grégoire-du-Vièvre. Illuminati? Freemasons? Alchemists?

17th century

  1. The demoniacs of Louviers. Hysteria leads to executions and imprisonment.

19th century

  1. The marquis of Tombelaine, a human tourist attraction. Jean le Déluge turns from a beggar to a “marquis” in the 19th century.
  2. Superstitions in Normandy: portents of death. Omens and dreams that presaged death in 19th century in Normandy.
  3. Superstitions in Normandy: love and wedding. Customs, brewages and sortileges concerning love and marriage in the 19th century.
  4. Norman superstitions: The revenge of the beggars. Charity as a result of fear in the 19th century.
  5. Norman superstitions: special abilities of country parsons. Busy Norman parsons in the 19th century.
  6. Witchcraft in Normandy By Georges Dubosc.


  1. Auguste Le Prévost, historical science in Normandy. A historian in the 19th century.
  2. Adolphe-André Porée, cleric and historian. A historian in the 19th and begin of the 20th century.

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