Person:Harthacnut (1)

Harthacnut _____
b.1018 England
m. Jul 1017
  1. Harthacnut _____1018 - 1042
  2. Gunhilda of DenmarkAbt 1020 - 1038
Facts and Events
Name Harthacnut _____
Alt Name Hörthaknútr _____
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 1018 England
Death[1][2] 8 Jun 1042 Lambeth, Surrey, England
Burial[2] Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, England
Reference Number? Q190091?

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Harthacnut (; "Tough-knot";  – 8 June 1042), traditionally Hardicanute, sometimes referred to as Canute III, was King of Denmark from 1035 to 1042 and King of the English from 1040 to 1042.

Harthacnut was the son of King Cnut the Great (who ruled Denmark, Norway, and England) and Emma of Normandy. When Cnut died in 1035, Harthacnut struggled to retain his father's possessions. Magnus I took control of Norway, but Harthacnut succeeded as King of Denmark and became King of England in 1040 after the death of his half-brother Harold Harefoot, king of England. Harthacnut himself died suddenly in 1042 and was succeeded by Magnus in Denmark and Edward the Confessor in England. Harthacnut was the last Dane to rule England.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Harthacnut, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 HARTHACNUT, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3.   Harthacnut 1 (Male), in The Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England.