Harold II

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King of England who succeeded Edward the Confessor in 1066 and was the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs

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HAROLD II and TOSTIG: The English king defeated Tostig's army at Stamford Bridge in 1066.
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Tony Robinson and the team visit a field in South Wales where King Harold II is reputed to have built a hunting lodge the year before the Battle of Hastings.
Which battle did King Harold II win in 1066 shortly before losing at Hastings?
13, In which battle did Harold II, the last Saxon king of England, lose his life?
Much of the north of England rebelled against William's rule after he invaded England in 1066, defeating King Harold II and his army at the Battle of Hastings and declaring himself king.
HAROLD II (Reigned Jan 6 - Oct 14, 1066) William the Conqueror ordered Harold's body to be buried in secret after the Battle of Hastings to stop it becoming a shrine.
It was Harold II (1022-1066) who defeated the Norwegian king Harald Hardrada (1015-1066) at Stamford Bridge in Yorkshire on September 25.
The missing short-reign monarchs were Harold II, Lady Jane Grey and Edward VIII.