Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten and his bride, Princess Elizabeth of York, on their wedding day. On the morning of his wedding Philip, who'd renounced his Greek and Danish titles, was given the style "His Royal Highness" and the title "Duke of Edinburgh" by his new father-in-law, King George VI.
King Canute was sometimes called Cnut the Great. He was a Viking. Cnut was originally a Danish prince. He became king of England in 1016 after the Danish king chased away the weak English king, Ethelred, who had angered the Danes by attacking Viking families living in England. Canute was a good king and a strong ruler. Under his rule England prospered.The Viking raids on England stopped when Cnut became king. Ancestor