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Harthacanute

Hardecanute or Hardicanute

noun
  1. ?1019–42, king of Denmark (1035–42) and of England (1040–42); son of Canute
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Examples from the Web for harthacanute

Historical Examples

  • The overlordship of Harthacanute may have been recognised, but the administration was divided.

    Canute the Great

    Laurence Marcellus Larson

  • She was believed to have been privy to the death of Alfred, in order that the crown might pass to Harthacanute.

  • The first act of Harthacanute's government promised badly for his future conduct.

  • Harthacanute died three years after his accession, in consequence of his excesses in drinking.

  • Ulf and Harthacanute soon retreated to Jutland, and left the islands and Scania to the enemy.

    Canute the Great

    Laurence Marcellus Larson


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