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Battle of Stamford Bridge

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Battle of Stamford Bridge

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The first to try and seize the crown and invade England was Harald Hardrada of Norway. He was helped by Harold’s brother Tostig, who was exiled from England.
Harald Hardrada and Tostig landed with a massive army of over 8,000 Norwegians in the North of England. They took York and declared Harald Hardrada King of England.
On hearing of the Viking (Norse) invasion, Harold Godwinson quickly…

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