Saint Canutus King of Denmark and Martyr (1086).
Saint Canutus was endowed with excellent qualities of both mind and body. He succeeded his elder brother Harold on the throne of Denmark in the year 1080. He began his reign by a successful war against the troublesome, barbarous enemies of the state, and by planting the faith in the conquered provinces.
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