King Cnut (Canute)

our lovely king

Introduction !!!

King Cnut (Canute) was a Christian man.For example "He was the first Viking chieftain welcomed as an equal to Christian Kings by the church"Another example is " Indeed,he became a Christian.

(: About King Cnut :)

  • Name : King Cnut (Canute)
  • Born : c.995 at Denmark
  • Parents : Sweyn I (Forkbeard) and Gunhilda
  • Connection to Elizabeth II : Husband of the 27th great-grandaunt
  • House Of : Denmark
  • Ascended to the throne : November 30,1016
  • Crowned : January,1017 at Old St Paul's Cathedral,aged c.22
  • Married : (1) Emma of Normandy (2) Elfigfu
  • Children : 3 sons including Harold I and Harthacnut , 1 daughter , several wicked children
  • Died : November 12,1035 at Shaftesbury
  • Buried at : Winchester
  • Ruled for : 18 years,11 months,and 11 days
  • Achieved by : His son Harold
  • King of : England,Denmark,Norway

His People

His daugther

Gunhilda of Denmark

Gunhilda of Denmark was the first spouse of Henry III,Holy Roman Emperor

  • Born in : 1020
  • Died : July 18,1038
  • Parents : Emma of Normandy (Mom),Cnut the great (Dad)
  • Children : Beatrice I, Abbess of Quedlinburg

Emma of Normandy

Emma of Normandy was queen consort of England,Denmark,and Norway

  • Born : 985 AD,Normandy
  • Died : March 6,1052 ,Winchester,United Kingdom
  • Children : Edward the Confessor,Harthacanute,Alfred Aetheling....
  • Parents : Richard I,Duke of Normandy,Gunnora
  • Siblings : Richard II,Duke of Normandy

Harthacnut

Harthacnute was king of Denmark from 1035 to 1042 and he was king of England from 1040 to 1042

  • Born : England,United Kingdom
  • Died : June 8th,1042,Lambeth,London,United Kingdom
  • Parents : Emma of Normandy (Mom),Cnut the Great (Dad)
  • Siblings : Harold Harefoot

Harold Harefoot

Harold Harefoot was king of England From 1035 to 1040

  • Born : January 1015,England,United Kingdom
  • Died : March 17th,1040,Oxford,United Kingdom
  • Siblings : Harthacnut
  • Parents : Elfgifu,Cnut the Great
  • Children : Elfwine Haroldsson

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him saying goodbye in cartoon