On This Day In The Viking Age
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9 August


1062 – Battle of Niså

This battle was fought in Scandinavia between Norwegian king Harald Hardrada and the Danish king Sweyn II Estridsson. Harald wins, but still can’t claim the Danish throne as Sweyn escapes alive with his own funds dwindling he offers Sweyn peace.

Read the fun article on The Historian’s Hut.

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