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Normandy


  • Type: Region of France
  • Region Capital: Rouen, FR

Normandy, an administrative region in northern France located on the English Channel, consists of five departments: Calvados, Eure, Manche, Orne and Seine-Maritime. - AsNotedIn


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Battle site

Heritage Museum

Village

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Normandy
PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
Bay of Mont Saint Michel Marine Bay Manche, FR
Bayeux, FR Town
Calvados, FR
Cherbourg City
Manche, FR
Cricqueville-en-Bessin, FR Town
Calvados, FR
D-Day Beaches Hike Manche, FR
Deauville, FR Town
Calvados, FR
Honfleur Town
Le Havre, FR City
Seine-Maritime, FR
Les Andelys, FR Town
Eure, FR
Mont-Saint-Michel Village Manche, FR
Pays d'Auge, FR Region
Calvados, FR Eure, FR Orne, FR
Rouen, FR City
Seine-Maritime, FR
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, FR Village
Calvados, FR
Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, FR Town
Manche, FR
Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, FR Town
Manche, FR
Tourville-sur-Arques, FR Town
Seine-Maritime, FR

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1553/03/28 Norman squire and diarist Gilles Picot, Lord de Gouberville, writes in his journal about distilling cider to make apple brandy. Calvados
1658/03/07 Madame de La Fayette Faith Madame de La Fayette and Francois Motier, comte de La Fayette, have their daughter, Louis de Lafayette, baptized at commendatory abbot of Notre-Dame de Valmont in Valmont, Seine-Maritime, France.
1944/06/08 Eric Aldwinckle Painter Shortly after D-Day, Eric Aldwinckle is flown over the D-Day landing beaches, Normandy Invasion Pattern, Normandy D Day

Eat and Drink »

FoodTypeDescription
FoodTypeDescription
Andouille de Vire Meat Sausage Andouille de Vire was created in the city of Vire located in Lower Normandy.
Calvados Brandy Calvados is an apple brandy from Normandy, France
Camembert de Normandie Cheese
Creme Fraiche d'Isigny Cheese
DOM Benedictine Liqueur
Hard Apple Cider Cider Cidre de Normandie flavors are intense and rich.
Livarot Cheese
Neufchatel Cheese
Pont-l'eveque Cheese



Geography »

Physiographic FeaturesTypeAsNotedIn
Bay of Mont Saint Michel Marine Bay

Data »

Particulars for Normandy:
Locale type Region of France



Vicinage »

VicinageTypeAsNotedIn
Calvados, FR Department of France
Eure, FR Department of France
Manche, FR Department of France
Orne, FR Department of France
Seine-Maritime, FR Department of France

Themes »

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
A Cock Crowed (Short Story) Short Story Guy de Maupassant It was autumn, the russet-colored season of the year, and the leaves were whirling about on the grass like flights of birds.
A Woman's Life (Maupassant book) Novella Guy de Maupassant "A Woman's Life" begins at Jeanne's last day at convent school in 1819.
Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944 - May 7, 1945 Book
Stephen E Ambrose Setting
Daybreak Film Marcel Carne Daybreak is set in Normandy, France
Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies Verfabula Ben Macintyre Setting
Father Matthew (Short Story) Short Story
Guy de Maupassant
James Pethel (Short Story) Short Story
Max Beerbohm
Madame Husson's Rosier (Short Story) Short Story
Guy de Maupassant
Pierre et Jean Mezzobula Guy de Maupassant Pierre et Jean is set in Le Havre in the 1880s and is notable for its evocation of the Normandy coastline captured by the Impressionists.
Story of Women Film Claude Chabrol "Story of Women" is based on Marie-Louise Giraud
The Baptism (Short Story) Short Story Guy de Maupassant
The Farmer's Wife (short story) Short Story
Guy de Maupassant I accepted his invitation, and on Saturday we set off on the train going to Normandy.
The Lord of Chateau Noir (short story) Short Story Arthur Conan Doyle .... in the ancestral hall of these proud Norman chieftains.
The Man From Mars (short story) Short Story
Guy de Maupassant
The Murder on the Links (book) Novel
Agatha Christie "The Murder on the Link" is set in fictional Merlinville-sur-Mer on the northern coast of France
Theodule Sabot's Confession (Short Story) Short Story
Guy de Maupassant

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