Life Family Events
Cnut Sweynsson,
Canute I of England,
Canute II of Denmark,
Knud.
Jelling (or: Knýtlinga)
dynasty
Leaves England after
his father’s death in 1014.
? – 1035 Sweyn Forkbeard
Mother ?
Invades England in 1015
and besieges London in 1016.
King of England
(1016-1035)
King of Denmark
(1019–1035)
King of Norway
(1028-1035)
Co-Ruler of England with
Edmund Ironside until the
latter’s death in 1016.
Ælfgifu:
Sweyn Cnutsson,
Harold Harefoot.
Emma:
Harthacnut,
Gunhilda of Denmark.
Pilgrimage to Rome in 1027.
Succeeds his brother as king
of Denmark in 1018. After a
struggle with Olaf Haraldsson
also king of Norway in 1028.

Sources: Brittanica, FMG, The Empire of Cnut the Great.