Of Normania, chap. 108.
NOrmanop is called Normania, and Nuestria also, and hath that name of the proper Norwaies that came say∣ling out of Norwaye, and got the cliffe of the French occean, and dwelled in the prouince ther, about, & called the prouince Normania. That country hath the Bri∣tish occean in the East Northeast side, and the sea of Gyan in the West, and Fraunce in the South, and occean in the North. The soile thereof beareth well corne, and is fat, and is noblye indued with fieldes, woodes, and meades: And is ful strong of hauens of the sea, and with most noble cities & townes. The chiefe city thereof is called Rothomagus, Roan, a noble city vpon the riuer ye men of the country call Seyn: The men therof bée strong and greate warriours, gentle in clothing, sober in speaking, milde in heart, and will, and peaceable in compa∣ny.