Robert the Devil

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6th duke of Normandy and father of William the Conqueror, a personage about whom many legends gathered in consequence of his violence and cruelty. The Life of Robert the Devil, a verse‐tale, is a translation from the French and was printed in 1496 by Wynkyn de Worde. T. Lodge wrote a drama on the same subject.

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