Foreign News: Stopped Proper

The last remnants of William the Conqueror's Dukedom of Normandy still held by the British Crown are the Channel Islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney and Sark. There, in sentimental moments, Norman islanders still sometimes toast William's distinguished successor George VI as duke rather than king. There, in hard-pressed moments, islanders still look for aid to William's great ancestor Rollo, first Duke of Normandy. Rollo, it is said, was so just and severe a prince that during his early loth Century reign a farmer could leave a plow in an open field with no fear of theft.

In later days, when Rollo was...

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