A messenger interrupts this scene with the news that an invasion is taking place in the North. Harald Hardrada accompanied by Harold’s brother Tostig had sailed up the Humber river and were making their way to York. Harold gave orders for an immediate march to the North. In the top border Edward the confessor appears to Abbot Aethelsige in a vision. In this vision Edward encouraged Harold to stand against the enemies of England and stated Harold would be guided to victory in this battle. The news of this vision was carried to Harold. Harold responded with renewed energy and made preparation for the battle ahead. An herbalist is seen aiding Doctor Adelard. In the top border we see the rune Hagalaz and in the bottom border appears the rune Uruz. The rune Uruz is followed by one of Aesop's Fables.