Hardecanute or Hardicanute
- ?1019–42, king of Denmark (1035–42) and of England (1040–42); son of Canute
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The overlordship of Harthacanute may have been recognised, but the administration was divided.
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.