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This battle outside York saw the triumph of Harold Hardrada of Norway over Edwin and Morcar, Earls of Mercia and Northumbria respectively
Hardrada's victory forced King Harold of England to march hurriedly north to give battle at Stamford Bridge
Harald was aided by King Harold's rebellious brother, Tostig
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19 May, 1536
Anne Boleyn beheaded
Queen Anne was executed on Tower Green, saving her the spectacle of a more public execution.