Law Code of King Cnut

law code of king cnut
This entry is part [part not set] of 2 in the series Legal Concepts
This entry is part [part not set] of 4 in the series Law and Democracy

When King Cnut came to rule England in 1016 it was a place torn apart by successive Danish invasions and rival would be kings. It was important that if Cnut was going to be successful he would have to resort to some very harsh measures to quell his rivals. This he did by having the…

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