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(Biography) a variant spelling of Canute
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A.D. 994?–1035, Danish king of England 1017–35; of Denmark 1018–35; and of Norway 1028–35.
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|Noun||1.||Cnut - king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994-1035)|
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