King Harthacnut of Mercia

Orc King abroad, reconquering his father's kingdom

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King Harthacnut is the son of King Cnut.

He became king in 1035 upon the death of his father. He is currently in the Bleaklands fighting to re-establish his father’s kingdom in those lands.

Lands under the rule of of Harthacnut include:

  • Mercia: ruled on his behalf by his brother Bhaghatur, the regent
  • The Northneyjar Coast: governed on behalf of Harthacnut by Cruoch nic Rua, the widow of his liegelord Jarl Olaf Sygtryggson
  • The Orkneyjar Islands: governed on his behalf by Jarl Thorfinn “the Mighty” Sigurdson.
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King Harthacnut of Mercia

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