How did the Normans of 1066 differ from the Normans of 866? Why have they changed so quickly and so much?

The Normans of 866 (the conquerors of Normandy) spoke Norwegian, lived under a tribal system and military democracy, were pagans. By 1066 their descendants “mastered” feudalism, the French language, the Catholic faith and the beginning of the monetary economy.

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