On This Day

What Happened in November 1016

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 30 Cnut the Great [Canute], King of Denmark, claims the English throne after the death of Edmund 'Ironside'

King of England, Denmark and Norway Cnut the Great
King of England, Denmark and Norway
Cnut the Great

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 30 Edmund II, Ironsides, King of the Saxons (1016), dies at 27