Harald Hardrada

Harthcnut dies
Harthacnut (left) meeting King Magnus the Good at the Göta älv in modern-day Sweden. ©Image Attribution forthcoming. Image belongs to the respective owner(s).
1042 Jun 8

Harthcnut dies


Harthacnut, King of England died. Although Harthacnut had promised the English throne to Harald’s nephew Magnus, Edward the Confessor, son of Aethelred the Unready, became King.

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