from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Harold I Known as "Harold Harefoot.” Died 1040. King of England (1035-1040). The illegitimate son of Canute, Harold claimed the English throne after his father's death.

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  • n. illegitimate son of Canute who seized the throne of England in 1037 (died in 1040)


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