Cnut


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Synonyms for Cnut

king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him

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1000-1100: Eadric Streona (died 1017), King Aethelred II's chief counsellor, betrayed his country by switching sides when the Danish king Cnut invaded England in 1015.
During the reign of AEthelred (978-1016), this audience would have experienced a renewed and more formidable threat from Danish armies that would lead to the eventual occupation of the throne by a Danish king, Cnut (1016-1066).
Mayall, who plays the most intelligent man in the world Professor Adonis Cnut, recently hit the headlines for dressing up as Adolf Hitler in an anti-Euro advertisement.
Mayall, who plays the most intelligent man in the world, Professor Adonis Cnut, recently hit the headlines for dressing up as Adolf Hitler in an anti-euro advertisement.
He then has chapters on reforming leaders such as Aelfric and Wulfstan, the church from Cnut to Edward the Confessor, the effects of the Conquest, the Church as seen through the information in Domesday Book, the Church under the heirs of William I, the reign of Stephen and, finally, an intriguing chapter on 'doctrine, relief and ritual'.
For one thing, he regressed, in time-honored English fashion, producing his rude anti-classic, Me as King Cnut, a performance video, in which the artist-as-king-as-jester,a fat spliff stuck in his mouth, gesticulates and splutters in a bathtub full of water: This viewer was reminded of the 1966 film Morgan
She also studies the law codes of Aethelbert, Alfred and Cnut and the Penitential of Theodore, largely with respect to how marriage legislation affected women, and finally analyzes the portrayal of women in Anglo-Saxon literature.
TWENTY years ago Britain's favourite publican Al Murray, The Pub Landlord, embarked on his one man mission as the King Cnut of Common Sense, holding back a tide of bottled beer and nanny state nonsense.
Experts believe it was built for Danish King Cnut the Great who conquered England in 1016.
As would have been Eadred, Eadwig, Ethelred, Hereward, Cnut and Hathacunut.