Knud of Denmark

circa 995 AD - November 12, 1035 AD

Biography

King of England (1016 - 1035) as Canute the Great
King of Denmark (1014 - 1035) as Knud II the Great
King of Norway (1028 - 1035) as Knut the Great

October 18, 1016 Participated in the Battle of Ashingdon

Family Tree


Harald of Denmark = ? = Gyrid of Sweden circa 935 AD - 987 AD | | ? - ? King of Denmark | | | | | | Svend = ? Tyra = Styrbjörn Starke of Sweden circa 960 AD - February 3, 1014 AD | Before 986 AD - After 1000 AD | circa 960 AD - circa 984 AD King of England | | ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | KnudAelgifu = Emma de Normandie Harald Thyra = Godwin Estrid Margarete = Ulf Thorgillson Thorkel = ? Ulf = Estrid Margarete of Denmark circa 995 AD - November 12, 1035 AD | circa 995 AD - circa 1040 AD | circa 976 AD*or 985 - March 6, 1052 AD circa 994 AD - 1018 AD Before 1014 AD - 1022 AD circa 1001 AD - April 15, 1053 AD circa 985 AD - May 9, 1074 AD | Before 1015 AD - December 25, 1026 AD Before 984 AD - September, 999 AD or September, 1000 | Before 1015 AD - December 25, 1026 AD | circa 985 AD - May 9, 1074 AD King of England | | King of Denmark | | see above | see above _______________|______________ _______________|_______________ | | | | | | | | Svein Harald ≠ ? Hardeknud Gunhild = Heinrich Salier Svend = Gunhild Svendsdatter ≠ ? = ? = Tora Gyda = Godwin circa 1015 AD - 1036 AD circa 1015 AD - March 17, 1040 AD | 1018 AD - June 8, 1042 AD circa 1019 AD - July 18, 1038 AD | October 29, 1017 AD - October 5, 1056 AD circa 1019 AD*near Åbenrå - April 28, 1074 AD | floruit 1050 AD - ? | | circa 1020 AD - ? Before 1000 AD - After 1066 AD | circa 1001 AD - April 15, 1053 AD Regent of Norway King of England | King of England | Emperor of The Holy Roman Empire King of Denmark | | | | see above | | | ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | |?*mother uncertain |?*mother uncertain |?*mother uncertain |?*mother uncertain | | | |?*father uncertain | | | | | | | | Elfwine Beatrix Svend = ? = Florine Capet Harald = Margrete Asbjørnsdatter Ulv Bjørn Niels = Margareta Fredkulla Stenkil Ingerid = Olaf Fairhair Oluf = Ingegerd Fairhair Erik ≠ ? = Bodil Thrugotsdottir Benedict Knud = Adela van Vlaanderen Svend = ? Knud Magnus HaroldEaldgyth Swanneck = Edith of Mercia Sweyn Tostig = ? Edith = Edward Wessex Gyrth Gunhilda Leofwine ? - ? 1037 AD - July 13, 1061 AD circa 1050 AD*near Philomelum, Asia Minor - 1097 AD 1083 - 1097 circa 1041 AD - April 17, 1080 AD ? - ? Before 1076 AD - After 1104 AD Before 1069 AD*in Rendsburg - circa 1100 AD circa 1064 AD*murdered at Schleswig - June 25, 1134 AD | ? - 1130 floruit 1070 AD - ? circa 1050 AD*at Håkeby - September 22, 1093 AD circa 1050 AD - August 18, 1095 AD | ? - ? circa 1060 AD*In Slangerup, Zealand*at Paphos, Cyprus - July 10, 1103 AD | | ? - 1103 circa 1048 AD*Murdered at Odense - July 10, 1086 AD circa 1043 AD*murdered at Odense - July 10, 1086 AD | ? - ? Before 1075 AD*Near Viborg - 1104 AD | ?*died young - ? circa 1022 AD - October 14, 1066 AD | 1025 AD - circa 1086 AD | Before 1064 AD - After 1067 AD circa 1023 AD - 1052 AD circa 1026 AD - September 25, 1066 AD | circa 1029 AD - December 19, 1075 AD Between 1002 AD and 1005 - January 5, 1066 AD circa 1032 AD - October 14, 1066 AD circa 1035 AD - 1080 AD circa 1035 AD - October 14, 1066 AD Abbess of Quedlinburg King of Denmark King of Denmark | King of Norway King of Denmark | King of Denmark | | King of Denmark | | King of England | | | King of England

Sources

Cannon, John , and Griffiths, Ralph A, The Oxford Illustrated History of the British Monarchy, 1988
Encyclopaedia Britannica: A New Survey of Universal Knowledge, 1942
The Official Website of the British Monarchy, 2005
Official Site of the Danish Monarchy, 2005