Sunday, 11 April 2010

The Norman Principality of Anatolia

1073; The Second Half: Roussel de Baileul proclaimed himself a Prince, with the support of the aristocracy and merchants of Amasya. He crossed into the Bucellarion province and established himself at Ankyra from which he ruled.

Normans had held estates in the Armeniakon province, in which Amasya was the capital, even in 1063AD.

His army is comprised of Normans and Turks.
Meanwhile the other Turks gained control of the Chaldea, Colonia and Charsianon provinces.

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