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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A detailed account of the battle at "Stanforda-Bryggiur" (Stamford-bridge), will be found in chaps.A Literary History of the English People|Jean Jules Jusserand