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Tostig

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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Historical Examples of tostig

  • "Last year he had only scorn and disdain to offer me," replied Tostig.

    Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)

    Charles Morris

  • 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