Vexin

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Vexin

(vĕksăN`), region of N France. It is mainly agricultural, with some industry in the valleys. By the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte (911), the northernmost part (Vexin Normand) was assigned to Rollo of Normandy; the rest (Vexin Français) remained with the French crown. PontoisePontoise
, city (1990 pop. 28,463), capital of Val-d'Oise dept., N central France. It is the site of a technical school. The metallurgy and chemical industries are important. A "new town" called Cergy is south of the city.
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, Gisors, and Les Andelys (see Andelys, LesAndelys, Les
, town (1993 est. pop. 8,580), in Eure dept., N France, Normandy, on the Seine. The twin communities of Grand-Andely and Petit-Andely form a commercial center, with a distillery, metalworks, glassworks, and silk and leather industries.
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) are the chief towns.
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The independent theory would be circumspect without the proper investigation and then the aligning of dates between the Battle of Stamford Bridge and the subsequent battles in the Norman Vexin engaged by King Henry I.
As previously pointed to with Strickland, ransom was absent at the Battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066 and appeared approximately sixty years later during the battle in the Norman Vexin. (124) As such, the intervening moment for Strickland was the Norman conquering of England, subsequent to the Battle of Stamford Bridge.