Who's Who in the Viking Age
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NameHardecnud, Canute III (c. 1018/9 – 1042).
King of Denmark (1035-1042).
King of England (1040-1042).
FamilyHouse of Denmark.
Father is Cnut the Great and mother is Emma of Normandy.
Not married nor children.
Life1035, Cnut the Great kills jarl Ulf and makes Harthacnut king of Denmark.
1035, loses Norway to Magnus I.
1040, upon Harold Harefoot’s death, invited by the English to become king of England.
Sources: Britannica.

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