SC4394 : Skyhill Battlefield - Isle of Man

near to Glen Auldyn, Isle of Man, Great Britain

Skyhill Battlefield - Isle of Man
Skyhill Battlefield - Isle of Man
The stone commemorates the battle of Skyhill in 1079 when Norseman Godred Crovan defeated the Manx people. He founded an Norse dynasty on the Isle of Man that lasted until 1265. The battle took place on the field, with the Norsemen attacking from the cover of the wooded hillside.
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2005
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Tuesday, 15 February, 2005   (more nearby)
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Friday, 29 July, 2005
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Battlefield   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SC 43 94 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:19.3208N 4:24.4664W
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