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Old 08-25-2006, 01:45 PM
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Knud den Store & Queen Emma of Normandy

Name: Knut den Store

English Name: Canute the Great

Birth: ca. 995

Child of: Sven Tveskæg & Gunhild of Poland

Reign: 1018 - 1035

Marriage: Emma of Normandie

Children: Hardeknud

Death: 1035

Throne passed to: Hardeknud (Harthacanute)

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The Danish north sea empire was at its largest during his rule.
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Old 09-16-2006, 11:07 AM
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Name: Emma of Normandie

Birth: ca. 988

Child of: Richard of Normandie and Gunnor

Marriage: 1) Ethelred the Unready (1002) 2) Knut den Store (1017)

Children: from 1st marriage: Alfred and Edward the Confessor. From second marriage: Hardeknud and Gunhild (d. 1038, married to Henrik 3. of Germany)

Death: 1052

Source: Danske dronninger i tusind år red. Steffen Heiberg
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Name: Knut den Store

English Name: Canute the Great

Birth: ca. 995

Child of: Sven Tveskæg & Gunhild of Poland

Reign: 1018 - 1035

Marriage: Emma of Normandie

Children: Hardeknud

Death: 1035

Throne passed to: Hardeknud (Harthacanute)

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The Danish north sea empire was at its largest during his rule.
"den Store" in Norwegian translates to "the Big" in English, doesn't it? Thats what google translate said (detected German - I changed it to Norwegian, then it said translate from German, and gave 'the Big')??????
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Old 06-18-2016, 12:19 AM
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"den Store" in Norwegian translates to "the Big" in English, doesn't it? Thats what google translate said (detected German - I changed it to Norwegian, then it said translate from German, and gave 'the Big')??????
Tveskaeg???? google translate just repeats the word in English...????
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Name: Emma of Normandie

Birth: ca. 988

Child of: Richard of Normandie and Gunnor

Marriage: 1) Ethelred the Unready (1002) 2) Knut den Store (1017)

Children: from 1st marriage: Alfred and Edward the Confessor. From second marriage: Hardeknud and Gunhild (d. 1038, married to Henrik 3. of Germany)

Death: 1052

Source: Danske dronninger i tusind år red. Steffen Heiberg

Emma "The Pearl" of Normandy...
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Emma of Normandy, wife of 2 kings of England, mother of 2 kings, and stepmother to 2.

children with Ethelred:
-Edward the Confessor- he reclaimed the throne for the house of Wessex after the death of his half-brother.
*married Edith Godswin- marriage was childless and her brother Harold succeeded for a short time

-Goda- married Drogo of Mantes and had 3 sons. Later married Eustace II, Count of Boulogne, marriage was childless. One of her sons died in captivity of William the conqueror. The Sudeley family were her descendants through her son Ralph. A third son died in infancy.

-Alfred: he tried to claim his father's throne after Cnute died. He landed with a mercenary army but was betrayed and captured by Earl Goodwin. He died after being blinded. Earl Goodwin was father of his brother Edward's future wife Edith, and Harold Goodwin.

Her children with Cnute:

-Harthacnut- the first of her sons to take the throne. He took the throne after the death of his half brother Harold. he died of a stroke at a wedding. He was succeeded by his older half brother Edward in England, and by Magnus in Norway.
-Gunhida- married Holy roman emperor Henry III. They had only one child, a daughter Beatrice who became an abbess.

Her 2 stepsons who became king:
-Harold Harefoot- he is suspected to have had a son who became a monk. He died at the age of 24 from unknown causes.
-Edmund Ironside- was her stepson from her first husband. He was the son and successor of Ethelred the unready by his first wife. His sons were sent into exile in Sweden. Edward would later return to try and claim the throne but died shortly after his return.

She was also the great aunt of William the conqueror
-Emma's older brother Richard II of Normandy was William's grandfather.
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