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Vidar - Norse god of the forest, of revenge and of silence. He is the son of…

A 14th century portrait of Cnut the Great, showing him as the king of Christendom.

A team of Norwegian archaeologists believes they have discovered the remains of a church that once served as the final resting place for one

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Reginald I, Count of Burgundy - Paternal Great Grandfather. Husband of Alice of Normandy, she being the daughter of Robert II, Duke of Normandy.

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Portrait of William I - William the Conqueror (c1028 - 1087), married Matilda of Flanders c1050, became King of England on 25 Dec. 1066 and reigned until 9 Sept 1087.

King William I (William the Bastard) William the Conqueror House of Normandy 1066 - 1087 - Pictify - your social art network

Canute IV the Holy (1042 - 1086). King of Denmark from 1080 until he was killed in 1086. He married Adela of Flanders and had three children. He was very religious and was killed while praying at an alter.

The death of St. Canute the Holy. Painting by Christian Albrecht von Benzon

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King Cnut (Canute) (1016-1035). Husband of the 27th great-grandaunt of Queen Elizabeth II. House of Denmark. Reign: 18 yrs, 11 mos, 11 days. Succeeded by son Harold. Married Emma of Normandy, the widow of Aethelred II. Divided England into four earldoms-Northumbria, Wessex, Mercia and East Anglia. Made pilgrimage to Rome to demonstrate his alliance with the Church and attended coronation of the Pope. Became King of Norway. Died at age 40 and his huge Northern European empire disintegrated.

King Cnut or (Canute). Ruler of both The Vikings, The English and The Scottish…