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Cnut the Great

Cnut the Great (/kəˈnjuːt/; Old English: Cnut cyning; Old Norse: Knútr inn ríki; died 12 November 1035), also known as Canute, was King of England, Denmark...

Last Update: 2021-05-10T16:34:13Z Word Count : 9391 Synonim Cnut the Great

Casimir III the Great

Casimir III the Great (Polish: Kazimierz III Wielki; 30 April 1310 – 5 November 1370) reigned as the King of Poland from 1333 to 1370. He also later became...

Last Update: 2021-05-10T01:07:19Z Word Count : 2215 Synonim Casimir III the Great

Veliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod (Russian: Великий Новгород, IPA: [vʲɪˈlʲikʲɪj ˈnovɡərət]), also known as Novgorod the Great, or Novgorod Veliky, or just Novgorod (meaning...

Last Update: 2021-05-10T19:42:12Z Word Count : 5226 Synonim Veliky Novgorod

Wielki Buczek

Wielki Buczek may refer to: Wielki Buczek, Kępno County, a village in the administrative district of Gmina Rychtal Wielki Buczek, Złotów County, Gmina...

Last Update: 2019-12-30T20:27:35Z Word Count : 58 Synonim Wielki Buczek

Rozynsk Wielki

Rozynsk Wielki may refer to the following places in Poland: Rożyńsk Wielki, Gołdap County Różyńsk Wielki Ełk County This disambiguation page lists articles...

Last Update: 2019-12-29T23:48:59Z Word Count : 52 Synonim Rozynsk Wielki

Kamionek Wielki

Kamionek Wielki may refer to the following places in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland: Kamionek Wielki, Elbląg County Kamionek Wielki, Węgorzewo County...

Last Update: 2017-01-17T19:48:48Z Word Count : 57 Synonim Kamionek Wielki

Wielki Szyszak

Wielki Szyszak (Czech: Vysoké Kolo, German: Hohes Rad, literally Big Wheel) is a mountain on the border between the Czech Republic and Poland. It is situated...

Last Update: 2021-02-10T18:38:23Z Word Count : 132 Synonim Wielki Szyszak

Wielki Krzek

Wielki Krzek (German: Große Kricks) is a Polish (formerly German) island in the Szczecin Lagoon, near Wolin, at the mouth of Świna, east of Karsibór. Wielki...

Last Update: 2015-06-06T22:56:34Z Word Count : 64 Synonim Wielki Krzek

Teatr Wielki

Teatr Wielki may refer to: Teatr Wielki, Łódź Teatr Wielki, Poznań Teatr Wielki, Warsaw This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title...

Last Update: 2013-03-24T00:50:25Z Word Count : 46 Synonim Teatr Wielki

Wielki Bór

Wielki Bór may refer to the following places: Wielki Bór, Greater Poland Voivodeship (west-central Poland) Wielki Bór, Łódź Voivodeship (central Poland)...

Last Update: 2009-01-16T09:52:38Z Word Count : 63 Synonim Wielki Bór

Szczeliniec Wielki

Szczeliniec Wielki - the highest peak (919 m) at Table Mountains, in the Table Mountains National Park. It belongs to the Crown of Polish Mountains and...

Last Update: 2021-04-19T20:58:40Z Word Count : 66 Synonim Szczeliniec Wielki

Dobrzeń Wielki

Dobrzeń Wielki (Polish pronunciation: [ˈdɔbʐɛj̃ ˈvjɛlkʲi]; German: Groß Döbern [ˈɡʁoːs ˈdøːbɐn]) is a village in Opole County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western...

Last Update: 2021-04-15T06:26:08Z Word Count : 907 Synonim Dobrzeń Wielki

Bolesław I the Brave

17 June 1025), less often known as Bolesław the Great (Polish: Bolesław Wielki), was Duke of Poland from 992 to 1025, and the first King of Poland in 1025...

Last Update: 2021-05-12T20:05:56Z Word Count : 5971 Synonim Bolesław I the Brave

Stożek Wielki

Stożek Wielki (Czech: Velký Stožek) (literally "big cone") is a mountain on the border of Poland and the Czech Republic, in the Silesian Beskids mountain...

Last Update: 2020-12-30T09:42:51Z Word Count : 242 Synonim Stożek Wielki

Książ Wielki

Książ Wielki (Polish pronunciation: [ˈkɕɔ̃ʐ ˈvjɛlkʲi]) is a village in Miechów County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It is the seat of...

Last Update: 2020-08-12T14:27:29Z Word Count : 335 Synonim Książ Wielki

Wielki Staw Polski

Wielki Staw Polski (Polish: Wielki Staw Polski; Slovakian: Veľký stav; German: Großer Polnischer See; Hungarian: Nagy-tó) - is a tarn located in the High...

Last Update: 2020-12-18T16:02:11Z Word Count : 213 Synonim Wielki Staw Polski

Smogorzów Wielki

Smogorzów Wielki (Polish pronunciation: [smɔˈɡɔʐuv ˈvjɛlkʲi]; German: Groß Schmograu) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Wińsko, within...

Last Update: 2021-04-27T00:14:25Z Word Count : 75 Synonim Smogorzów Wielki

Gmina Radomyśl Wielki

Gmina Radomyśl Wielki is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Mielec County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. Its seat...

Last Update: 2021-04-06T18:12:56Z Word Count : 149 Synonim Gmina Radomyśl Wielki

Offices in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

Crown (Marszałek Wielki Koronny), Grand Marshal of Lithuania (Marszałek Wielki Litewski), Grand Chancellor of the Crown (Kanclerz Wielki Koronny), Grand...

Last Update: 2020-05-20T19:04:09Z Word Count : 5350 Synonim Offices in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz

Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz (Polish: Uniwersytet Kazimierza Wielkiego w Bydgoszczy; UKW), also known as the Casimir the Great University,...

Last Update: 2020-12-28T20:56:20Z Word Count : 434 Synonim Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz

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Cnut the Great

Cnut the Great (; Old English: Cnut cyning; Old Norse: Knútr inn ríki; died 12 November 1035), also known as Canute, was King of England, Denmark and Norway, often referred to together as the North Sea Empire during his rule. As a Danish prince, Cnut won the throne of England in 1016 in the wake of centuries of Viking activity in northwestern Europe. His later accession to the Danish throne in 1018 brought the crowns of England and Denmark together. Cnut sought to keep this power-base by uniting Danes and English under cultural bonds of wealth and custom, as well as through sheer brutality. After a decade of conflict with opponents in Scandinavia, Cnut claimed the crown of Norway in Trondheim in 1028. The Swedish city Sigtuna was held by Cnut (he had coins struck there that called him king, but there is no narrative record of his occupation). In 1031, Malcolm II of Scotland also submitted to him, though Anglo-Norse influence over Scotland was weak and ultimately did not last by the time of Cnut's death.Dominion of England lent the Danes an important link to the maritime zone between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland, where Cnut, like his father before him, had a strong interest and wielded much influence among the Norse–Gaels. Cnut's possession of England's dioceses and the continental Diocese of Denmark—with a claim laid upon it by the Holy Roman Empire's Archdiocese of Hamburg-Bremen—was a source of great prestige and leverage within the Catholic Church and among the magnates of Christendom (gaining notable concessions such as one on the price of the pallium of his bishops, though they still had to travel to obtain the pallium, as well as on the tolls his people had to pay on the way to Rome). After his 1026 victory against Norway and Sweden, and on his way back from Rome where he attended the coronation of the Holy Roman Emperor, Cnut, in a letter written for the benefit of his subjects, deemed himself "King of all England and Denmark and the Norwegians and of some of the Swedes". The Anglo-Saxon kings used the title "king of the English". Cnut was ealles Engla landes cyning—"king of all England". Medieval historian Norman Cantor called him "the most effective king in Anglo-Saxon history".


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