Episode 194 – Normandy-in-Anatolia

Roussel's seal, with an image of the Virgin Mary

Roussel’s seal, with an image of the Virgin Mary

Turkic nomads begin to raid Anatolia. The Imperial response is hampered by the defection of their Norman mercenaries. Under their commander Roussel de Bailleul they begin operating independently leading the government to squander precious resources in bringing them down.

Period: 1072-76

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