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The Battle of Stamford Bridge

At the Battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066 King Harold defeated the Viking forces of his own brother Tostig and Harold Hardrada (who had landed just a few days earlier at Riccall south of York) in what is widely regarded as the prelude to the Battle of Hastings (in which Harold himself was of course subsequently defeated by William the Conqueror at the onslaught of the Norman Conquest)...

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