Harold Hardrada


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Harold Hardrada:

see Harold IIIHarold III
or Harold Hardrada
, Norse Harald Harðráði [Harold stern council], d. 1066, king of Norway (1046–66), half-brother of Olaf II.
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Harold Godwinson, Earl of Wessex, succeeded Edward the Confessor as King of England in January 1066 but on September 25, Harold's brother Tostig invaded Northumberland with a Norwegian army led by Harold Hardrada, King of Norway.