Harold Godwinson (King Harold II) had killed the Norwegian
leader called Harald Hardrada in 1066. Harold II's traitorous
brother Tostig was also killed fighting with the Norwegians.
Stamford Bridge is in Yorkshire, England.
The Battle of Stamford Bridge happened in a large village on the
river Derwent in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England,
approximately 9 miles to the east of York. The village is called