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 Hardicanute

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Hardicanute Famous memorial

Birth
England
Death
8 Jun 1042 (aged 22–23)
Lambeth, London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London, England
Burial
Winchester, City of Winchester, Hampshire, England
Memorial ID
22393 View Source

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.

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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 17 May 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 22393
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/22393/hardicanute: accessed ), memorial page for Hardicanute (1019–8 Jun 1042), Find a Grave Memorial ID 22393, citing Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, City of Winchester, Hampshire, England; Maintained by Find a Grave .