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In 1040 Harold died, and Harthacnut came at last to England to claim the crown.A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)|Samuel R. Gardiner.
His popular election took place in June, immediately on the death of Harthacnut, and even before his burial.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.|Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
Eadward came, and in two years he was king of England, Harthacnut having died a wretched drunken death.The Normans|Sarah Orne Jewett
Harald's death in 1040 averted a conflict between the brothers, and placed Harthacnut quietly on the throne.History of the English People, Volume I (of 8)|John Richard Green
Harthacnut then came over with a large army, and took possession of the land.A History of England|Charles Oman