Canute[kə no̵̅o̅t′, -nyo̵̅o̅t′]
A portrait of Canute.
994?-1035; 1st Dan. king of England (1017-35) & king of Denmark (1018-35) & of Norway (1028-35)
also called Canute the Great
Origin of Canute; from Danish Knut
also Cnut or Knut Known as “the Great.” 994?–1035.
King of England (1016–1035), Denmark (1018–1035), and Norway (1028–1035) who established a powerful, Christian kingdom in England after invading the country in 1015. He is the subject of many legends.