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Harthacanute

/ˈhɑːθəkəˌnjuːt/
noun
1.
?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.

    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
  • Next he led his son harthacanute to his own high-seat and gave him the kings-name with the government of the Danish realms.

    Canute the Great Laurence Marcellus Larson
  • There can be little doubt that Canute intended to make harthacanute the heir to all his realms.

    Canute the Great Laurence Marcellus Larson
  • The same year harthacanute joined his mother at Bruges, whither she had fled when exiled from England.

    Canute the Great Laurence Marcellus Larson
  • Evidently harthacanute's counsellors had concluded that his inherited rights in Britain should be claimed and defended.

    Canute the Great Laurence Marcellus Larson

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