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Westonbirt Arboretum Photo Detail
Image © David Ross and Britain Express
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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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23 March, 1743
First English performance of Handel's Messiah
During the performance at Covent Garden, George II started the tradition of standing for the 'Hallelujah Chorus'