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Tostig

/ˈtɒstɪɡ/
noun
1.
died 1066, earl of Northumbria (1055–65), brother of King Harold II. He joined the Norwegian forces that invaded England in 1066 and died at Stamford Bridge
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  • "Last year he had only scorn and disdain to offer me," replied tostig.

  • Harold the eagle, tostig the kite, Gurth the ring-dove, and Leofwine the stare.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Harold, and tostig, and Leofwine, have their lordships and offices.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • And how is our Earl's brother tostig esteemed by the Northmen?

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The ships sailed to their havens, and tostig departed to his northern earldom.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Remember how closely he is connected with tostig, your ambitious brother.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • tostig sate in the halls of Bruges, and with him sate Judith, his haughty wife.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • And this was the king to whom came tostig the Earl, with the offer of England's crown.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • tostig marked him for some moments where he sate in the porch, and then rose and joined him.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • But tostig was in front, with his own Northumbrian lion banner, and his chosen men.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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