Canute the Great of England, Denmark and Norway 994 – 1035

Canute the Great

Father – King Sweyn Forkbeard
Mother – Gunhilda
Spouse – Aelfgifu of Northampton, Emma of Normandy
Children – by Aelfgifu – Sweyn, Harold,
by Emma Harthacnut, Gunhilda
King of England – 1016 – 1035
Predecessor – King Edmund Ironside – 1016
Successor – King Harold Harefoot – 1037 – 1040
King of Denmark – 1019 – 1035
Predecessor – Harald II – 1014 – 1018
Successor – Harthacnut
King of Norway 1028 – 1035
Predecessor – Olaf II (Haraldsson) – 1015 – 1028
Successor – Haakon Ericsson – 1028 – 1029

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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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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