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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • King of the English (1016) who partitioned the kingdom in a settlement with Canute and died only weeks later.

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  • noun king of the English who led resistance to Canute but was defeated and forced to divide the kingdom with Canute (980-1016)

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Examples

  • Edmund II, of course, was the king defeated by Canute's invasion.

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  • Edmund II, of course, was the king defeated by Canute's invasion.

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