Canute

UK [kəˈnjuːt] / US [kəˈnut]
a king of England, Denmark, and Norway (1016–1035) famous for sitting in front of the sea and unsuccessfully ordering the waves to stop, in order to prove to his people he was not a God

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  • Canute II — may refer to: Canute II of Sweden, king of Sweden from 1229 to 1234 Canute the Great, king of Denmark and of England as Canute I (died in 1035) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same personal name. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Canute I — may refer to: Canute I of Denmark (born c. 890) Canute I of England, the Great (and Cnut II of Denmark) (c. 985 or 995 – 1035) Canute I of Sweden (born before 1150 – 1195/96) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same… …   Wikipedia

  • Canute — Canute, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 524 Housing Units (2000): 242 Land area (2000): 0.613468 sq. miles (1.588875 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.613468 sq. miles (1.588875 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Canute, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 524 Housing Units (2000): 242 Land area (2000): 0.613468 sq. miles (1.588875 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.613468 sq. miles (1.588875 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • canute — (del cat. «canut») 1 (Mur.) m. Canuto, *cerbatana. 2 (Mur.) Gusano de *seda que enferma a poco de despertar y muere a los pocos días. * * * canute. (Del cat. canut). m. coloq. Mur …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Canute — [kə no͞ot′, kənyo͞ot′] [< Dan Knut] 994? 1035; 1st Dan. king of England (1017 35) & king of Denmark (1018 35) & of Norway (1028 35): also called Canute the Great …   English World dictionary

  • Canute — • King of the English, Danes, and Norwegians, b. about 994; d. at Shaftesbury, 12 November 1035 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • canute — (Del cat. canut). m. coloq. Mur. cerbatana (ǁ canuto para disparar bodoques) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Canute (I) — ▪ king of England, Denmark, and Norway byname  Canute the Great , Danish  Knut , or  Knud, den Store , Norwegian  Knut den Mektige  died Nov. 12, 1035  Danish king of England (1016–35), of Denmark (as Canute II; 1019–35), and of Norway (1028–35) …   Universalium

  • Canute IV — ▪ king of Denmark byname  Canute the Holy , or  Saint Canute , Danish  Knut , or  Knud, Den Hellige , or  Sankt Knut , or  Knud  born c. 1043 died July 10, 1086, Odense, Den.; canonized 1101; feast days January 19, July 10       martyr, patron… …   Universalium

  • Canute VI — ▪ king of Denmark born 1163, Denmark died Nov. 12, 1202, Denmark       king of Denmark (coregent, 1170–82; king, 1182–1202), during whose reign Denmark withdrew from the Holy Roman Empire and extended its dominion along the southern Baltic coast… …   Universalium

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