The Battle of Stamford Bridge (1066)
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May 16, 2022

The Battle of Stamford Bridge (1066)

King Harold Godwinson of England would see his country invaded by army led by his brother Tostig and King Harald Hardrada of Norway. In this episode of Bow and Blade, Kelly and Michael discuss the Norwegian invasion of 1066, which culminated at the Battle of Stamford Bridge.

Bow and Blade is hosted by Kelly DeVries and Michael Livingston.

Kelly DeVries is a Professor at Loyola University in Maryland and Honorary Historical Consultant at the Royal Armouries. You can learn more about Kelly on his university webpage.

Michael Livingston teaches at The Citadel and is the author of numerous books on medieval history as well as fiction novels. You can learn more about Michael on his website, or follow him on Twitter @medievalguy

You can learn more about the Battle of Stamford Bridge through their new book 1066: A Guide to the Battles and the Campaigns. See also Kelly DeVries’ book The Norwegian Invasion of England in 1066.

See also: The Battles of Fulford and Stamford Bridge

Music: “Battle of the Creek” by Alexander Nakarada (
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