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 Hardicanute

Hardicanute

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
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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: 18 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22393
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hardicanute (1019–8 Jun 1042), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22393, citing Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, City of Winchester, Hampshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .