The Battle of Stamford Bridge is often overshadowed by the more famous Battle of Hastings, which took place just under 3 weeks later. Yet, this battle was a huge victory for King Harold Godwinson, as he fought off invading Norwegian forces. Many historians consider this battle to be symbolic of the end of the Viking Age: its importance should not be overlooked.
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