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The Battle of Stamford Bridge

Page history last edited by Rick Fehrenbacher 10 years, 9 months ago

 

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The Battle


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  Stamford by Peter Nicolai Arbo

 

The Battle in Literature


Below are accounts of the Battle of Stamford Bridge from Snorri Sturlusson's Heimskingla and The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.

 

 

Links


UK Battlefield Trust Stamford Bridge Page

Good if brief page on the battle, with a fine collection of pictures of the field as it now stands as well as some excellent maps.

 

Badass of the Week: The Viking at Stamford Bridge

Ahistorical, of course--but funny in the fashion of, say, Penny Arcade.

 

Kelly DeVries' The Norwegian Invasion of England, 1066 (review)

Probably the best book on Harald's last campaign and the battle.

 

YouTube


Time Commanders: Battle of Stamford Bridge. Here are all five parts. It's this kind of thing that made me a professional Anglophile; they are a curious people.

 

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