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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 July, 1545
Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth
The Mary Rose was Henry VIII's pride and joy, and the ship sank while Henry watched from the shore.