I am Harald Hadrada I should be king should be king!
On September 1066 Edward the Confessor dies and leaves no heir.
Harold Godwinson is chosen by the kings council to become the next king.
Harald Hardrada also wanted the throne and with the help of Tostig Godwinson sailed with 300 ships to the English coast.
Boo go home Vikings!
Harald Godwinson travelled from York to England with his army to fight Harald Hadrada.
Harold took the Vikings by surprise and many of them had left their armour on the ships.One Viking tried to stop Harold's army from crossing the bridge.He was stabbed when one of Harold's army stabbed him from underneath the bridge.
Of the 300 ships that came to England only 24 came back to pick up the Vikings.