On This Day

Historical Events in 1016

  • Oct 18 Danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)

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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