1045 - Harald Hardrada returned from Byzans

Sweyn Estridsson thought that he had a new ally in his fathers brother Harald Hardrada. Harald Hardrada had returned from Byzans, where he had served in the Varanigian guard from 1035-44. They met in the Swedish town Sigtuna. Sweynn had fled Denmark and lived at the court of Anund Jacob of Sweden.
The viking game Tafl from a Swedish runestone