Canute the Great

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Noun1.Canute the Great - 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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The haul, which includes ancient ingots and fragments of coins dating back almost a thousand years to the time of King Cnut the Great, was found by treasure hunter Walter Hanks from Llanllyfni using a metal detector in Llandwrog back in March.
There are two main theories about the origin of "knot." A commonly accepted explanation is that the bird is named after King Canute, or Cnut the Great, an ancient Norse king.
Experts believe it was built for Danish King Cnut the Great who conquered England in 1016.