Stamford Bridge Festivals | Check out Festivals tonight in Stamford Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK

Whats going on tonight?

Festivals in Stamford Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK - Find out whats going on tonight in the East Riding of Yorkshire area for "Festivals" of Stamford Bridge. Featuring festival, park, summer, music, bands, djs and Festivals in Stamford Bridge, Hedon, Hessle, High Catton, Highfield, Hilston, and includes local tweets, a map and local events in Stamford Bridge. Are you #in2nite or #out2nite in Stamford Bridge for Festivals

The Battle of Stamford Bridge (Old English: Gefeoht æt Stanfordbrycge) took place at the village of Stamford Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire, in England on 25 September 1066, between an English army under King Harold Godwinson and an invading Norwegian force led by King Harald Hardrada and the English king's brother Tostig Godwinson. After a bloody battle, both Hardrada and Tostig along with most of the Norwegians were killed. Although Harold Godwinson repelled the Norwegian invaders, his army was defeated by the Normans at Hastings less than three weeks later. The battle has traditionally been presented as symbolising the end of the Viking Age, although major Scandinavian campaigns in Britain and Ireland occurred in the following decades, such as those of King Sweyn Estrithson of Denmark in 1069–1070 and King Magnus Barefoot of Norway in 1098 and 1102–1103.



Stamford Bridge: 53.983333, -0.916667