National Geographic : 1932 Feb
SNational eographic Society AT "VERDANT VERNON" THE SEINE ENTERS NORMANDYNatural Color Photograph by Gervais Courtellemont AT "VERDANT VERNON" THE SEINE ENTERS NORMANDY This, one of the duchy's prettiest towns, attracts many Sunday excursionists from Paris. The stonebridge connects Vernon with Vernonnet. If legend speaks true, it was here that Richard II, Duke of Normandy, good-naturedly assented to the petition ofhis barons and knights tomarry. His son was the father of William the Conqueror.