1035 - The north sea empire was destroyed

Cnut the great
The north sea empire was destroyed again. The Norwegian leaders Einar Tambarskelve and Kalv Arneson came back from Gardarige(Novgorod) with Magnus the good, the son of Olav the holy.
The self aware Norwegian chieftains would not bow down to Elgyfus strict rule. Both Elgyfu and Svein had to flee Norway, they arrived in Denmark, where Svein suddenly died.
Elgyfu continued to England. Cnut the great could not do anything, he was sick and on 12. November he died in Shaftesbury. Canute the great was buried in Winchester
Cnut the great`s coffin at Winchester
As heir to the crown he had appointed Harthacnut, his son. Harthacnut was also crowned king of Denmark. Elgyfu made the Anglo-Saxons proclaim her son Harold Harefoot king of England.
Harthacnut, king of Denmark 1035-42
Robert duke of Normandy died after returning home from a pilgrim journey at Nicaea on 2 Julym his 8 year old son William "Bastard" the Conqueror ruled Normandy until 1087, he later became king of England.
Thorfinn the mighty defeated a Scottish attempt to recapture Northern Scotland from the earldom of Orkney.  He killed Karl Hundason(Macbeth) in a sea battle he won the battle at Tarbet Ness.
When Cnut the Great died Ragnvald /Ragnall ua Ímair, King of Waterford came to Dublin and demanded Sigtrygg’s abdication. Sigtrygg responded by having Ragnvald killed.
Sigtrygg Silkbeard had the Viking camp at Waterford under his control.
Sigtrygg Silkbeard looted the stone church Ardbraccan in Meath, burned 200 men inside, and carried 200 off into captivity.

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