Godwinson falls. Smack.
Stamford Bridge all too Pyrrhic;
The End. (And a start.)
Harold’s death as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry
Appropriately there is a Nordic connection coming straight out of the traps in this year’s April Anglicanarama. This picture is The Battle of Stamford Bridge by Norwegian painter Peter Nicolai Arbo (1831-1892). Harald Hardrada is the figure in the centre pierced in the neck