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Guiscard,

Norman rulers in Sicily: see Robert GuiscardRobert Guiscard
, c.1015–1085, Norman conqueror of S Italy, a son of Tancred de Hauteville (see Normans). Robert joined (c.1046) his brothers in S Italy and fought with them to expel the Byzantines.
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(Roger Guiscard), c.1031–1101, Norman conqueror of Sicily; son of Tancred de Hauteville (see Normans). He went to Italy in 1058 to join his brother, Robert Guiscard, in conquering Apulia and Calabria from the Byzantines.
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Further back are knights from Quercy, Limousin, Saintonge, Poitou, and Aquitaine, with the valiant Sir Guiscard d'Angle.
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PSA Peugeot Citroen, DAF, and Caterpillar also recognized Dana's Power Technologies facilities in Guiscard, France; Neu-Ulm, Germany; and Robinson, Ill.
Taken in by a kind farmer, the transformed being, who calls himself Paolo, learns to cope with the moral complexity of being a young man in contemporary society, while Fey is left to cope with the loss of both her magic and the chance to become handfasted with the noble, chivalrous Guiscard.
The assemblies are manufactured at Dana's facility in Guiscard, France.
Could all the wounded troops again assemble:/ first from Apulia, land laid low by war,/ who grieved for their lost blood/shed by the Trojans, then all those/ of the long war, whose corpses were despoiled/of piles of rings--as Livy writes, who does not err--/ together with the ones who felt the agony of blows/ fighting in the fields against Guiscard,/ and those whose bones still lie in heaps/ at Ceperano, where each Apulian played it false,/ and those near Tagliacozzo,/ where old Alardo conquered without force of arms/ and should one show his limb pierced through,/ another his, where it has been cut off,/ it would be nothing to the ninth pit's filth.
The papal recognition given to Robert Guiscard afterward, however, slowly changed the Norman relations with the Church.
Moreover, Guiscard echoes the theme of Love's irresistible power by translating the Boccaccian dictum: 'Amor puo troppo pui che ne voi ne io possiamo', (12) in defiance of Tancred's tyranny:
Robert Guiscard et la conquete normande en Italie, mythe et histoire (Paris: Fayard, 1996), pp.
Roger II forged one of the longest lasting European political units out of the conquests of his Norman forbears, Robert Guiscard (d.
Contract notice: Implementation of works and maintenance of fresh water facilities: restoration of hedges - guiscard common and quesmy (60 and aizelles)) (02
Total quantity or scope: The landfills covered by this provision are: Waste of Guiscard, Noyon, Lassigny Ressons sur Matz, Clairoix, ZI Nord Compiegne, Compiegne Mercieres, Morienval Crepy-en-Valois, Betz, Le Plessis Belleville, Barbery Verberie Longueil Ste Marie, Estrees St Denis, Brenouille, Villers St Paul Laigneville St Leu esserent, Creil, Lamorlaye Plailly Attichy (from December 2014).