meaning of Canute

Canute meaning in Names Dictionary

Name Origin: Scandinavian
Name Gender: Male

Canute meaning in General Dictionary

king of Denmark and Norway who pushed Edmund II to divide England with him; on the loss of Edmund II, Canute became master of all The united kingdomt (994-1035)

Sentence Examples with the word Canute

In 1197, however, German jealousy of Denmark's ambitions, especially when Canute led a fleet against the pirates of Esthonia, induced Otto, margrave of Brandenburg, to invade Pomerania, while in the following year Otto, in conjunction with Duke Adolf of Holstein, wasted the dominions of the Danophil Abodrites.

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