Artwork of a Viking king possibly depicting Rollo, the Viking duke of Normandy. It is worth noting Rollo was the predecessor to William I. Who of course famously went on to defeat King Harold at the Battle of Hasting in conquering England.
Trying to fill in someone else's shoes is futile. The person will at best be a shadow of the one who shoes they are trying to fill. It is best to have new shoes (their own) rather than live in the shadow of another