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At the Battle of Stamford Bridge, outside the city of York, England, on 25 September 1066.

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How are Harald Hardrada and Harold Godwinson connected in life?

They are connected because Harold Godwinson was supported by Harald Hardrada. So I wouldn't actually say that they were related.


Did Harald Hardrada speak English?

Harald Hardrada was born in Poland but moved to Spain for 1 year when he was 21 , but soon moved to Wales and then fighted to be king in 1066.


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.


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.

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How did harald hadraada control England after the Battle of Hastings?

Harald Hardrada died at the battle of Stamford Bridge a few weeks before the battle of Hastings.


Was harald hardrada in the Battle of Hastings?

Harald Hardrada wasn't in the battle of Hastings. He was in the battle of Gate Fulford and Stamford Bridge, he was defeated at Stamford Bridge by Harold Godwinsson; Harald Hardrada was hit in the neck with an arrow and then attacked by 3 English troops. Harold Godwinnson was defeated at the Battle of Hastings by possibly an arrow to the eye, or being hacked down by Norman Cavalry.


Who fort the battle at stamford brige in 1066?

Harold Godwinson and Harald Hardrada


How old is harald hardrada?

I think Harald Hardrada is age 33


How tall was Harald Hardrada?

Harald Hardrada was probably 7 feet in height


Why did hadrada win the battle of Hastings?

Harald Hardrada did not win the Battle of Hastings, he was killed earlier at the Battle of Stamford Bridge.


Who was Harald Hardrada's farther's name?

Harald Hardrada's real name was Harald Sigurdsson, which means his father was Sigurd.


Who supports harald hardrada at the stamford bridge was it tostig?

yes it was harald hardrada's army and tostig


When did Harald Hardrada die?

He died on September 24th 1066 in the battle of Stamford Bridge, Yorkshire.


What was Harold hadrada occupation?

Harald Hardrada, (real name Harald Sigurdsson), was King of Norway until he died at the Battle of Stamford Bridge.


Who was Harold and what happened to him at the battle?

harold was the the leader of the saxons and fought with william and before that he fought with harald hardrada and hardrada lost then harold lost when fihgting with william


What did Harald Hardrada do after he didnt get the throne of England?

after Harald didnt get the throne of England he went into the battle of hastings and fought by dividing his army into 2 halfs