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Hardicanute
Birth: 1019
Death: Jun. 8, 1042

Legitimate son of King Canute & his second wife, Emma, Hardicanute became King of Denmark on his father's death in 1035 & was in Denmark when his half-brother, Harold Harefoot, claimed the throne. He was in the process of invading England when news of Harefoot's death reached him. After a brief reign, his step-mother's son Edward was named his successor. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
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 Parents:
   King Canute (995 - 1035)
 
 Sibling:
  Gunhild of Denmark (1019 - 1038)*
   Hardicanute (1019 - 1042)
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Convulsions at a marriage feast for Tostig the Proud
 
Burial:
Winchester Cathedral
Winchester
City of Winchester
Hampshire, England
 
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Record added: May 18, 2001
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In memory of Hardicanute ~ RIP
- Laurel Robson
 Added: Oct. 8, 2016

- Carolee McGill-Barker
 Added: Aug. 14, 2016
For my 25th Great Grand Uncle. Peace.
- Bonnie Schermer
 Added: Apr. 5, 2016
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