King Canute (of England)1

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Father*Sweyn Forkbeard1
Mother*Gunhilda (of Poland)1

Names and TItles

Titled: King of England (Canute) from 1016 to 1035.1
     King Canute (of England) was the son of Sweyn Forkbeard and Gunhilda (of Poland).1 King Canute (of England) married first Elgiva (of Northampton).1 King Canute (of England) married second Princess Emma (of Normandy), daughter of Richard I the Fearless (of Normandy) and Gunnora (Gonnor) de Crepon.
     King Canute (of England) became King of England in November 1016 replacing King Edmund II "Ironsides" (of England).1 King Canute (of England) was replaced as King of England by King Harold Harefoot of England in 1035.1

Family 2

Princess Emma (of Normandy) b. circa 982, d. 6 March 1052
ChartsDanish Royalty
Danish Royalty (Indented)
Last Edited28 Jun 2003


  1. [S205] The Continenetal Dynasties 1066-1216, online Hereinafter cited as The Continenetal Dynasties.