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1. One of the Normans who lived in England after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 or a descendant of these settlers.
a. The dialect of Old French, derived chiefly from Norman French, that was used by the Anglo-Normans.
b. The form of this dialect used in English law until the 17th century. Also called Anglo-French.

An′glo-Nor′man adj.


(Historical Terms) relating to the Norman conquerors of England, their society, or their language
1. (Historical Terms) a Norman inhabitant of England after 1066
2. (Languages) the Anglo-French language


(ˈæŋ gloʊˈnɔr mən)

1. of or pertaining to the period following the Norman Conquest, from 1066 to the accession of Henry II in 1154, when Norman rule and culture were firmly established in England.
2. of or pertaining to the Normans in England, or to their speech.
3. a Norman who settled in England after 1066, or a descendant of one.
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Noun1.Anglo-Norman - the French (Norman) language used in medieval England
French - the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France


A. ADJanglonormando
B. N
1. (= person) → anglonormando/a m/f
2. (Ling) → anglonormando m
References in classic literature ?
Of my materials I have but little to say They may be chiefly found in the singular Anglo-Norman MS.
In common garb, his masterful face and flashing eye would have marked him as one who was born to rule; but now, with his silken tunic powdered with golden fleurs-de-lis, his velvet mantle lined with the royal minever, and the lions of England stamped in silver upon his harness, none could fail to recognize the noble Edward, most warlike and powerful of all the long line of fighting monarchs who had ruled the Anglo-Norman race.
Dr Remy Ambuhl has found the very first mention of the phrase was in 1357 in Anglo-Norman, a form of French used in English courts of the time.
The castle, after which the village is named, is the remains of one of many motte and baileys built after the Anglo-Norman invasion of Pembrokeshire in the late 11th and 12th centuries and cannot be seen from the hotel.
Scholars of medieval history and art provide a broad reference to the Norman abbey of Le Bec, arguable the most influential monastic center in the Anglo-Norman world of the 11th to 13th centuries.
Peter's College and Associate Professor of Medieval French, University of Oxford) presents the first translation of the Vie de seint Clement, an early-thirteenth-century Anglo-Norman verse narrative which combines versions of the Pseudo-Clementine Recognitiones and Epistola Clementis ad Iacobum and of the Passio Petri et Pauli of Pseudo-Marcellus.
The front cover of John Munns's study of visual representations of Christ's passion and crucifixion in Anglo-Norman England shows a full-page manuscript image of Christ carrying his own cross with visible effort; he bows slightly under the strain, the muscles labouring on his chest and arms, but keeps his eyes fixed firmly forward, ignoring the proximity of the mocking crowd.
Toswell's concluding chapter looks at the Anglo-Saxon elements in a group of Anglo-Norman psalters, to show that the Old English glossing tradition continued after the Norman invasion, and that psalter production continued to be an important element of monastic literary life.
Diarmuid becomes the prototypical traitor in Irish history, and the Anglo-Norman invaders become the "stranger in the house" (4).
AN archaeological excavation at Ireland's bestpreserved Anglo-Norman castle has been extended after a secret tunnel was found.
The topics include the representation of anger in the Latin crusade accounts of the 1096 Rhineland Massacres, the destruction of Jerusalem in Anglo-Norman historiography, Jews in Austrian town charters of the 13th and 14th centuries, making the Jews in the Hours of Mary de Bohun, and complex relations between Jews and Christians in Late Medieval German and other literature.
A Courcy family history is itself a useful contribution to the historiography of Anglo-Norman aristocracy, but Flanders declares his intention to use it in order to place the conquest of Ulster in its context.