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British Heritage Awards
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British History Quiz
Canute and his Danes defeated British forces under Edmund Ironside on 18 October, 1016
Canute's victory forced Edmund to grant the Danes control of northern England
Edmund died a month later and Canute took control of all England
This Day in British History
27 August, 1877
Birth of Charles Rolls
Rolls would go on to form the Rolls-Royce company with Frederick Royce and produce luxury automobiles and aerocraft engines among other things. Rolls was the first British person to be killed in an aircraft accident.