William of Poitiers

William of Poitiers (c. 1020–1090) was a Frenchman of Norman origin and chaplain of Duke William of Normandy (William the Conqueror) (Guillaume le Conquerant), from whom he chronicled the Norman Conquest of England in his Gesta Guillelmi II ducis Normannorum. Also a norman knight.

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... Anglo/Saxon Society William of Poitiers details the life of Duke William ... For example, William of Poitiers reports that a Danish raiding party returned from England with ‘great booty’ ... William of Poitiers believed that the pre-Conquest English ‘all showed love of their country’, suggesting some sort of national identity that was lacking in Normandy ...