Negotiations take place at York regarding the submission of the Norwegians. These negotiations may have taken two to three days. This was an opportunity for his men to rest and to celebrate their great victory. Although Harold had promised his men great rewards from the spoils of the battle, he later may have lost some of his support by his refusal to share the rich plunder of the Norwegian host with them. He is known to have left these great riches under the care of Archbishop Ealdred.