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In Our Time Stamford Bridge.mp3
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b011jvlt

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Battle of Stamford Bridge.In the first week of 1066 the English king, Edward the Confessor, died. A young nobleman, Harold Godwinson, claimed that Edward had…

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This window in St Magnus Cathedral depicts Harald Hardrada (Haraldr Sigurðarson), King of Norway from 1046 until his death in the Battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066. Orkney was under Norwegian rule during his reign.

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A table at Stamford bridge with food and vessels laid out to show the types of food available to Vikings

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The Saxon shieldwall at a reenactment of the battle of Stamford Bridge in 2013

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Harald hardrada (Haraldr harðráði in Old Norse) holds court after defeating the local army at York. Reenactment at Stamford Bridge in 2013.

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Harald hardrada (Haraldr harðráði in Old Norse) leads his army onto the field of battle. Reenactment at Stamford Bridge in 2013.

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The Viking shieldwall at a reenactment of the Battle of Stamford Bridge in 2013

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Stamford Bridge's Viking past is commemorated in the local road signs, such as this one for Viking Road

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Ormen is a planter near the bridge at Stamford Bridge. It takes the form of a Viking ship with dragon's head and shields down the side.

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Stamford Bridge heraldry on notice board honouring the battle of Stamford Bridge that took place in 1066 between Harald Hardrada & Harold Godwinson.

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The pub sign for the Swordsman Inn at Stamford Bridge

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The Memorial stone and plaque to commemorate the Battle of Stamford Bridge 1066, at Stamford Bridge.

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A road named Viking Road to reflect the historical significance of Stamford Bridge. Rebecca Hill (myself) in shot.

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A historical memorial stone set supposedly overlooking the lands where the Battle of Stamford Bridge took place between Harold Godwinson and Harald Hardrada 1066.

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This window in Lerwick Town Hall depicts Magnus Erlendsson (later Saint Magnus) who ruled Orkney and Shetland from c. 1106 to 1115. On the right is Harald Sigurdsson (Haraldr Sigurðarson) more commonly known as Harald Hardrada (Haraldr harðráði),…

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Harald Sigurdsson (Haraldr Sigurðarson) more commonly known as Harald Hardrada (Haraldr harðráði) was King of Norway from 1046 until 1066 and led an unsucessful invasion of England in 1066. He was killed at the battle of Stamford Bridge. This…
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