Canute



a.d. 994?–1035, Danish king of England 1017–35; of Denmark 1018–35; and of Norway 1028–35.
Contemporary Examples

A New Obama Paul Begala January 21, 2013

Historical Examples

The Ward of King Canute Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
The Ward of King Canute Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
True Stories of Wonderful Deeds Anonymous
Alfgar the Dane or the Second Chronicle of Aescendune A. D. Crake
Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15) Charles Morris
Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15) Charles Morris
Canute the Great Laurence Marcellus Larson

noun
died 1035, Danish king of England (1016–35), Denmark (1018–35), and Norway (1028–35). He defeated Edmund II of England (1016), but divided the kingdom with him until Edmund’s death. An able ruler, he invaded Scotland (1027) and drove Olaf II from Norway (1028)

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