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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
This Day in British History
18 August, 1707
Death of William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire
Cavendish was a powerful supporter of the Glorious Revolution of 1888, bringing William and Mary to the throne. He also rebuilt Chatsworth House, creating one of the great English country houses.