St. Brice's Day Massacre
On 13 Nov 1002 Aethelred "Unready" II King England 966-1016 (36) ordered during the St Brice's Day Massacre.Its isn't clear how many died.
Death of King Sweyn "Forkbeard"
On 03 Feb 1014 Sweyn "Forkbeard" King Denmark, King Norway, King England 960-1014 (54) died. Harald King Denmark -1018 succeeded as King Denmark.
Death of King Aethelred "Unready"
On 23 Apr 1016 Aethelred "Unready" II King England 966-1016 (50) died. Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 (26) succeeded as I King England (Wessex) although tthe Witan meeting at Southampton chose Canute aka Cnut King England 995-1035 (21).
Coronation of Edmund Ironside
After 23 Apr 1016 Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 (26) was crowned I King England (Wessex) by Aelfstan aka Lyfing Unknown Archbishop Canterbury -1020. His reign lasted seven months.
Battle of Assandun
On 18 Oct 1016 Battle of Assandun was fought between the Danish army of Canute aka Cnut King England 995-1035 (21) and the English army commanded by Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 (26) who was defeated.Following the battle Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 (26) was compelled to agree to Canute aka Cnut King England 995-1035 (21) reigning over all Engliand except Wessex, and to mutual succession ie one will succeed whoever dies first.
Death of King Edmund Ironside
On 30 Nov 1016 Edmund "Ironside" I King England 1015-1016 (26) died. The cause of death is unknown. Some chroniclers describe murder, some describe wounds from battle. He ws buried near his grandfather Edgar "Peaceful" I King England 943-975 in Glastonbury Abbey, Glastonbury, Somerset.
Marriage of Canute and Emma of Normandy
Around Aug 1017 Canute aka Cnut King England 995-1035 (22) and Emma Normandy Queen Consort England 985-1052 (32) were married.
Coronation of Cnut
In 1017 Canute aka Cnut King England 995-1035 (22) was crowned as King England: Denmark by Aelfstan aka Lyfing Unknown Archbishop Canterbury -1020.
Battle of Carham aka Coldstream
In 1018 the Battle of Carham aka Coldstream was fought between the combined forces Malcolm I King Scotland 954-1034 (64) and Owen "The Bald" Strathclyde against Eadwulf Cudel Northumbria Earl Bernicia who was defeated.The outcome of the battle was to fix the Scottish border at the River Tweed.
Death of Canute
On 12 Nov 1035 Canute aka Cnut King England 995-1035 (40) died at Shaftesbury, Dorset.. Harold "Harefoot" King England 1016-1040 (19) succeeded as King England: Denmark
On 12 Nov 1035 Harold "Harefoot" King England 1016-1040 (19) succeeded as King England: Denmark.
Murder of Aelfred "Aetheling" Wessex by Godwinson
In 1036 Aelfred "Aetheling" Wessex 1005-1036 returned to England where he and his men were met by Godwin Godwinson 1st Earl Kent, Earl Wessex 1001-1053 (35) at Guildford, Surrey; ostensibly friendly.The following day, however, Godwin Godwinson 1st Earl Kent, Earl Wessex 1001-1053 (35) 's men attacked Aelfred "Aetheling" Wessex 1005-1036 men murdering most of them. Aelfred "Aetheling" Wessex 1005-1036 was taken to Ely, Huntingdonshire where he was blinded and died shortly thereafter.
Battle of Rhyd-y-groes
In 1039 at the battle of Battle of Rhyd-y-groes Edwine Mercia -1039 was killed by the Welsh.
Death of King Harthacnut Knýtlinga
On 08 Jun 1042 Harthacnut Knýtlinga King England 1018-1042 (24) died. Edward "Confessor" King England 1003-1066 (39) succeeded as King England (Wessex).
Coronation of Edward the Confessor
On 03 Apr 1043 Edward "Confessor" King England 1003-1066 (40) was crowned as King England (Wessex) at Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire.
Battle of Val-ès-Dunes
In 1047 William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087 (19), supported by Henry I King France 1008-1060 (38), defeated a rebel army led by William's (19) cousin Guy Ivrea 1025-1069 (22) who opposed William's (19) succession as Duke of Normandy at the Battle of Val-ès-Dunes in Caen, Calvados, Basse Normandie.
Council of Reims
In 1049 Enguerrand Ponthieu II Count Ponthieu -1053 was excommunicated for his marriage Adelaide Normandy Count Troyes and Meaux, Count Champagne, Count Aumale, Count Ponthieu 1030-1089 (19) being consanguineous during the Council of Reims
In 1049 Reims Cathedral, Reims was consecrated.Pope Leo XI was accepted the invitation to attend and announced the Council of Reims was to be held concurrent with consecration.During the course of the Council Geoffrey "Martel aka Hammer" Ingelger II Count Anjou -1060 was excommunicated for the imprisonment of Gervais Chateau-Du-Loir Archbishop Reims 1007-1067 (42).