Harold II of England

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Harold II Godwinson (c. 102214 October 1066) was for the last nine months of his life King of England. He died at the Battle of Hastings.

Attributed[edit]

  • Seven feet of English ground, or as much more as he may be taller than other men.
    • Variant translation: He will give him seven feet of English ground, or as much more as he may be taller than other men.
    • Attributed by the Icelandic writer Snorri Sturluson (1178-1241) in his Saga of Harald Hardrade.
    • 1066, when asked by his traitorous brother, Tostig, how much of England he was prepared to give up to the invading King Harald Hardrada of Norway

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