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Old 08-25-2006, 12:57 PM
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Knud IV den Hellige and Adele of Flanders

Name: Knud IV den Hellige

English Name: Canute the Saint

Birth: ca. 1043

Child of:Svend Estridsen

Reign: 1080 - 1086

Marriage: Adčle of Flanders, the daughter of Robert I, Count of Flanders

Children: Carl of Flanders (Charles the Good), Cćcilia, Ingegerd

Death: 10. July 1086

Throne passed to: Oluf 1. Hunger

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Only Danish King to become a Saint.

Went on several trips to England in his youth, in an attempt to drive out William the Conqueror.
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Old 03-04-2008, 12:10 PM
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New Details in a royal murder mystery

St. Canute's earthly remains show signs of so-called sharp violence agains the cranium and the pelvis. This is revealed in new examinations of Denmark's only canonized King.
- Article in Danish from Berlingske: Nye detaljer i royal mordgĺde - Danmark

Basically the examinations disprove the legend which says he was stabbed to death by his enemies, none of whom wanted to give him the final blow. This was disproved by the fact that there were no jabs on the ribs, something which would have happened if there were many people doing it.

The examiner, Jesper Boldsen at University of Southern Denmark, is also taking DNA test, to see if it can be proven that Canute was related to Svein Estridsen or if it was just a myth.
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Here's an article about the debate over the remains of King Knud:

Royal remains are thorny religious subject
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And it looks like his remains will stay where they are:
King Canute to stay put

http://jp.dk/uknews/article1768159.ece
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Adele of Flanders was also known as Ailanda.
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