- 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)
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.
And how is our Earl's brother Tostig esteemed by the Northmen?