King Canute the Great of England, Denmark and Norway 995 – 1035

Born – 995 Died – 12th November 1035 Father – King Sweyn Forkbeard (960 – 1014) Mother – Gunhilda (d. 1014) Spouses – m. 1013 – Aelfgifu of Northampton (b. 990); m. 1017 – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Children – by Aelfgifu – Sweyn (1015 – 1037), King Harold I (1016 – 1040), … Read more King Canute the Great of England, Denmark and Norway 995 – 1035

King Edward the Elder of England 874 – 924

Born – 874 Died – 17th July 924 Father – Alfred the Great (849 – 899) Mother – Ealhswith (852 – 902) Spouses – m. 893 – Ecgwynn (c877 – c899), m. 899 – Aelfflaed (c878 – c919), m. 919 Eadgifu (c902 – 966) Children – by Ecgwynn – King Aethelstan (895 – 939), Edith (d. … Read more King Edward the Elder of England 874 – 924

English History 1010 – 1019

Aethelred the UnreadySweyn ForkbeardEdmund IronsideCnut the GreatThis timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 1010 – 1019

The monarchs for this period were:
Aethelred known as the Unready to 1013 & 1014 – 1016
Sweyn Forkbeard 1013 – 1014
Edmund Ironside 1016
Cnut from 1016

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English History 870 – 879

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 870 – 879 The kings of Wessex for this period were: Aethelred I to 871 Alfred the Great from 871   870 (during) Ivar the Boneless, leader of the Great Heathen army, disappeared from the records. He may have … Read more English History 870 – 879