IN­VA­SIONS OF WALES, SCOT­LAND & IRE­LAND

History of War - - THE NORMANS -

Fol­low­ing the con­quest of Eng­land, the Nor­mans spread their in­flu­ence over the Celtic parts of Bri­tain with a se­ries of in­va­sions, set­tle­ments and the con­struc­tion of cas­tles. Their mil­i­tary and cul­tural im­pact per­ma­nently al­ters the course of Bri­tish his­tory.

The Nor­mans’ ar­rival is most keenly felt in Ire­land, where the in­va­sions of the late 12th cen­tury be­gin over 800 years of English in­flu­ence

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