- 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.Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)
Remember how closely he is connected with Tostig, your ambitious brother.
Harold the eagle, Tostig the kite, Gurth the ring-dove, and Leofwine the stare.
Harold, and Tostig, and Leofwine, have their lordships and offices.
The ships sailed to their havens, and Tostig departed to his northern earldom.