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same height reputedly as Harald Hardrada the Viking vanuished at the Battle of Stamford Bridge by Harold Godwinsonheight reputedly as Harald Hardrada the Viking vanuished at the Battle of Stamford Bridge by Harold Godwinson 1066 Hardrada did a stint at Constantinople himself as a member of the Emperor s famous Varangian Guard Many of the Saxon soldiers defeated at the Battle of Hastings that year went to join the same body of soldiers as a life under William the Conueror held no appeal for themHibbert makes one obvious rror In the chapter on New Orleans he states that Napoleon forced the Spanish to cede Louisiana to France and that the French Emperor subseuently sold it because Napoleon was in such urgent need of funds to fi. Rld's great cities and their golden ages Famed historian Christopher Hibbert vividly brings ach city to life its moments of po. .