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This headmaster of Rugby School popularized 'muscular Christianity', combining sports and learning with a heavy religious focus
His son Matthew was a popular poet and influential schools inspector
He was largely responsible for reforming public school standards of education
This Day in British History
12 November, 1035
Death of King Canute
Canute (Cnut), Danish king of England dies, precipitating a struggle for power between Harthacanute, his son by Emma, Harold Harefoot, his son by Aelfgifu, and Leofric of Mercia. Harold was the initial winner, but he died in 1040 and was followed by Harthacanute.