1025 - Canute the great and the German king Conrad 2 entered a pact of friendship
The last proof of Scandinavian cultural influence in Normandy was the presence of a Norwegian skald at the ducal court. Scandinavian speech probably survived until the early 11th century, place name evidence points to few Scandinavian (mainly Danish) settlements in coastal areas, but elsewhere it was sparse, the Danes were a minority in Normandy.
The name Normandy originated from Nordmannia or the Northmens land , the regions name came from the vikings but they quickly became French speaking. Germany
The archbishop of Hamburg/Bremen arranged that Cnut the great and the German king Conrad 2 entered a pact of friendship and the Germans renounced their supremacy of Hedeby which they had claimed since 974.