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Where was the place where the two Harold's fought?

King Harold Godwinson, and a Norwegian force led by King Harald Hardrada (with the Norwegians supported by the English king's treacherous brother Tostig Godwinson), fought at Stamford Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, 25 September 1066. The Norwegians lost the battle.King Harald Hardrada and Tostig Godwinson were killed at the battle, while Harold Godwinson was to be killed later at the Battle of Hastings, 14 October 1066.

Who killed king Harold godwinson?

Harald Hadrada was killed by Harold Godwinson (also known as Harold II) When an arrow pierced through his throat.

Why did tostig want harald hardrada to be king?

Because he didn't like the fact that his brother (Harold Godwineson) was king.

Which battle did Harold hardraada win in 1066?

Note it is : Harald Hardrada (not) Harold HardraadaHarald Sigurdsson (1015 - September 25, 1066), was the king of Norway from 1047 until 1066. He was also claimed to be the King of Denmark until 1064 and was later given the epithet Hardrada.He is generally remembered for his invasion of England in 1066. He won his first battle, the Battle of Fulford, south of York, on 20 September. However he was then defeated and killed at the Battle of Stamford Bridge, outside the city of York, England, on 25 September 1066. Harald's death is often recorded as the end of the Viking era.At the Battle of Stamford Bridge, Harald Sigurdsson fought Harold Godwinson, King of England and it was this Harold who was defeated (and killed) at the Battle of Hastings by William the Conqueror on 14 October 1066.

Who was the first king to be crowned at Westminster Abbey?

Harold Godwinson

Related questions

Who fort the battle at stamford brige in 1066?

Harold Godwinson and Harald Hardrada

What connections are there between Harald Hardrada and Harold Godwinson?

They fought before the battle of Hastings on a bridge in London. Harold Godwinson won

Who were the four contenders for the English throne after Edwards death?

Harald Hardrada, William of Normandy, Prince Edgar and Harold Godwin.

Who were the four candidates for the throne in the battle of the Hastings?


Harald Hardraada or Harold Hardraada?

Harald Hardraada - Viking Harold Godwinson - Englishman

Who were the three kings that wanted the throne in 1066?

"Throne." 1) Harold II King of England. 2) Harald III of Norway, also called Harald Hardrada. Harold of England defeated Harald of Norway in September of 1066 only to be defeated by William of Normandy ("the Conqueror") at the Battle of Hastings on October 14th, 1066. 3) William, Duke of Normandy, later known as William the Conqueror. He was crowned king after defeating Harold at the Battle of Hastings. = =

What could Harold Godwinson not control?

The fact that William the Conqueror and Harald Hardrada were invading England.

Where did harald hardrada land in England?

York. North West England. He then fought Harold Godwinson at nearby Stamford Bridge. KnowItAllGinga

Why did harald hardrada invade England?

He invaded England because he thought Harold Godwinson promised him the throne!!!

Did William win the battle of Stanford bridge?

No, he wasn't there. Harold Godwinson won at Stanford Bridge against Harald Hardrada and Tostig Godwinson

Who was the youngest William Harold hardrada or Harold godwinson?

Harold Hardrada was the youngest

Which men fought in the Battle of Hastings?

erm... i think it was harald hardrada, harold godwinson and william of normandy... i think