While the Queen of England Elizabeth II come from U.S leave, this Thursday 8 September at age 96 and after more than 70 years of reigns.
But did you know that she would be a direct descendant of the VIKINGS and Rollo , Duke of Normandy?
Elizabeth II, is a descendant of Rollo , 1st Duke of Normandy.
rollo was a viking to 9th/10th century of relatively unknown origin, probably from Denmark or Norway. rollo is often considered to be the Latinized versions of Hrolfr , others, he it is possible that he took the baptismal name of 'Robert' .
In the year, 911 rollo was very active in Normandy, he has obtained an agreement with Charles the Simple, King of Francia gave the north of the Seine to this Viking chief and this one would marry Gisèle the daughter of Charles.
In this agreement, in addition to land norman and a woman, rollo will become a Christian and will protect his lands of future raids viking , which have proven effective.
Rollo is the great-great-great-grandfather of William the Conqueror, who became King of England in 1066.
All the other monarchs of England and later of Great Britain, are descendants of William including Elisabeth 2.