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Young Derfel - Battle of Stamford Bridge 1066

Episode Summary

Young Derfel is not much of a fighter, but he is a problem solver. This problem solving comes in handy when Derfel finds himself in the front ranks with men, pushed towards certain death. In front of Derfel stands a great Viking warrior. The Norseman is killing all who attempt to cross the bridge at Stamford. King Harold Godwinson needs to move quickly, though, and crossing the bridge to destroy the Norwegian invaders is essential to the king’s defense of the realm. Can Derrfel find the warrior’s spirit within himself? How can the last and fiercest of the Norsemen be beaten? Will Young Derfel survive the encounter? Find out in this week’s episode!

Episode Notes

Derfel the Clever - Battle of Stamford Bridge 1066


 

Young Derfel is not much of a fighter but he is a problem solver. This comes in handy as Derfel finds himself in the front rows of men being pushed towards certain death. In front of Derfel stands a great Viking warrior and this Norseman is killing all who attempt to cross the bridge at Stamford. King Harold Godwinson needs to move quickly though and crossing the bridge to destroy the Norwegian invaders is essential to the king’s defense of the realm. Can Derrfel find the warrior’s spirit within himself? How can the last and fiercest of the Norsemen be beaten? Will Young Derfel survive the encounter? Find out in this week’s episode!


 

This is the second of 6 special episodes. Each episode represents the exclusive content available to Patreon supporters. These particular episodes are fictional accounts of the battles covered in the main podcast. I wrote each one, and I’m no Bernard Cornwell, but they are a blast to write and perform! Patreon supporters also get book review episodes, interviews, and access to other bonus content. Thank you for your support, and I hope you enjoy it!


 

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