A bridge too far… Stamford, 1066

Battle of Stamford Bridge

Edward the Confessor left quite a frenzy of conflict behind when he died in January 1066. There were many claimants to the throne, and none were averse to throwing down their gauntlet for it. Last month’s article on the Battle of Fulford illustrates this point well, with Hardrarda, King of Norway, and Tostig Godwinson –…

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