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Information about reign: Knud 5. Magnussen (King Canute V Magnussen)

CountryDenmark
From1146
To9 August 1157
Personal InformationKing Canute V of Denmark (1129 - 1157)
Description

Canute V Magnussen (Danish: Knud V Magnussen) was a King of Denmark from 1146 to 1157, as co-regent in shifting alliances with his Sweyn III and Valdemar I. Canute was killed at the so-called Bloodfeast of Roskilde in 1157. Nothing certain is known about his person and character.