Click a box at the bottom to follow one possible course of the battle of Fulford.   There are six images in this sequence.    

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There is much shouting but a limited exchange of blows. It takes an hour or more for the initial force of Vikings to assemble south of Germany Beck.

The Viking commanders would be looking at the ground and working out their plans. They could view almost the whole site from the high ground on their side of the Beck.

Around midday, the tide receded so the land near the ford could be crossed.

 

Confrontation at Fulford

Back to the position at dawn

On to the turning point

 

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