The Norman Kingdom of Sicily – splendour in the sun
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The Norman Conquest of Sicily began in 1061, five years before the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. Cultural historian Robert Veel traces how the Normans came to rule in Sicily, why they were so important to Sicilian culture, and where to find Sicily's surviving Norman monuments.

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