Words nearby Canute
How to use Canute in a sentence
It is petty, but his constant railing against human nature reminds one of King Canute ordering the tide to recede.
By Conybeare it was thought, in its present shape, to be the work of the bards about Canute's court.On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire|Charles Hardwick
On the death of Sweyn he was invited to resume the government, and died at London in the midst of his struggle with Canute .
He was chosen king in 1016, Canute having been already elected king by another party.
The charter of Canute contains a reference to “hustings” weights, which points to the early establishment of the court.
Alfred may burn his cakes realistically, and Canute rebuke his courtiers on the beach—these one may see in the round.English Costume|Dion Clayton Calthrop