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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
13 August, 1678
Titus Oates reveals alleged Catholic plot to kill Charles II. Oates was later convicted of perjury and executed, but most people at the time believed his tale.
The first 'Windsor' king
His father was Edward VII
He ruled from 1910-1936