Sentence Examples


  • Uhtred was slain by the orders of Canute, who gave the province to Eric (Eirikr) earl of Lade.
  • No one save the king had the right of jurisdiction over him, while by a law of Canute we learn that he paid a larger heriot than an ordinary thegn.
  • He was buried in St Paul's, whence his body was removed by Canute to Canterbury with all the ceremony of a great act of state in 1023.
  • With the accession of the Danish king Canute, the original raison d'être of the tax ceased to exist, but it continued to be levied, though for a different purpose, assuming now the character of an occasional war-tax.
  • And brother of Canute VI., whom he succeeded on the 12th of November 1202.

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