The battle was a decisive victory for England. But King Godwinson’s victory would be short lived. In three short weeks he would be fighting another battle for his kingdom against a Norman invasion force at the Battle of Hastings.
1066 was a pivotal year for England and The Battle of Stamford Bridge was a major victory as it marked the last significant Viking invasion of England.
The clip below is from the 2009 BBC documentary 1066 The Battle for Middle Earth.