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Rollo "the Ganger" Ragnvaldson, of Normandy
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Name Rollo "the Ganger" Ragnvaldson, of Normandy
Baptismal Name[1] Robert
Alt Name Rolf
Gender Male
Birth[1] bet 846 and 860 Mære, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
Other? 911 Acceded
Baptism? baptised as 'Robert'
Other? House of Normandy
Marriage 912 , , Franceto Gisselle Normandy, [Duchess of]
Death[1] c. 0931 Rouen, Seine-Maritime, FranceNotre Dame,
Ancestral File Number 9GDD2H
Marriage Bayeux, Calvados, Franceto Poppa
Burial? Rouen, Seine-Maritime, FranceNotre Dame

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Rollo ( 846 – c. 932), baptised Robert and so sometimes numbered Robert I to distinguish him from his descendants, was a Norse Viking who was founder and first ruler of the Viking principality which soon became known as Normandy. His descendants were the Dukes of Normandy, and following the Norman conquest of England in 1066, kings of England.

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  3.   Cutter, William Richard. New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of the Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation. (New York, New York, United States: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1913-14).
  4.   Rollo, in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.
  5.   ROLLO ["Ganger" Hrolf], son of [RAGNVALD "the Wise" Jarl of Möre in Norway & his wife Ragnhild ---] (-Rouen [928/33], bur ---, transferred [1064] to Rouen Cathedral), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.