42. CNUT THE GREAT: KING OF THE ENGLISH

IPGL Tent, Thu 28th June 14:00 - 15:00 (60 mins)

Cnut, or Canute, was King of England for nearly 20 years, dying in Dorset in 1035. A formidable figure, Cnut is one of the great ‘what ifs’ in English history. Ryan Lavelle, one of this country’s leading experts on Viking England, will give a fascinating account of a powerful nation builder whose Viking Empire could have permanently shifted 11th century England’s orbit to Scandinavia.