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Cnut the Great: the Myth, the Man, and the Multi-National Viking Monarch

May 21, 2020 - General
Representation of Cnut the Great.     Source: Nomad_Soul / Adobe Stock

Cnut Sweynsson, known also as Cnut the Great (sometimes spelled as Canute), was the ruler of England, Denmark, Norway, and parts of Sweden. His realm is often referred to as the North Sea Empire, or the Anglo-Scandinavian Union and Cnut was one of the most powerful rulers in Europe during the 11th century. 


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