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Stamford Bridge

a village in N England, east of York: site of a battle (1066) in which King Harold of England defeated his brother Tostig and King Harald Hardrada of Norway, three weeks before the Battle of Hastings
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  • He went through the terrible fight at stamford bridge without a scratch.

    Wulf the Saxon G. A. Henty
  • She even went to boxing matches, and was persuaded to give away prizes at a big meeting at stamford bridge.

    December Love Robert Hichens
  • It appears that he was also cherishing a plan for invading England and avenging the death of his grandfather at stamford bridge.

    The Story of Norway Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  • Nothing on the contrary is more certain than that at stamford bridge there were few or none of either arm.

    Battles of English History

    H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
  • The body lay in the great hall, where he had so recently feasted his retainers after the return from stamford bridge.

  • To have beaten back William and then have marched north to stamford bridge, that, indeed, would have been a noble record.

    The Normans Sarah Orne Jewett
  • No man fought more stoutly than he did at stamford bridge, and the king himself noticed his valour.

    Wulf the Saxon G. A. Henty

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