The town of York.

York is an important town in Northumbria. One of the biggest town in England, it was also the capital of northern Northumbria and later on, an important Viking stronghold following the sack of York, that was decided by Ivar the Boneless in order to establish a Danish stronghold located next to the coast thanks to which the Danes could raid deeper in England. The Saxons tried to take the town twice but were pushed back by the great heathen army.