Jan 07

Saint Canute Lavard

January 7th XII century

Canute (Masculino)
Other saints
Other saints named Canute
in current Denmark
January 7th
In the forests near Ringsted, Denmark, saint Canute, surnamed Lavard, martyr, who, made Duke of Schleswig, exercised the power of fair and prudent manner, and favoured the piety of his people. He died assassinated by enemies who rejected his authority. Roman martyrology