- 1019?–42, king of Denmark 1035–42, king of England 1040–42 (son of Canute).
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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.
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Godwine perhaps hoped that Harthacnut would make the West Saxon earldom the centre of the empire which had been his father's.
Eadward came, and in two years he was king of England, Harthacnut having died a wretched drunken death.The Normans
Sarah Orne Jewett
Harthacnut then came over with a large army, and took possession of the land.A History of England
In 1040 Harold died, and Harthacnut came at last to England to claim the crown.
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