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7100.02.10 
 Suit of armour 
 Keywords: Dom Kyrka, Roskilde, Sjślland, Denmark. Original wooden church built on the site by Harold Bluetooth circa 1000. This was replaced in 11th century with a stone one built by King Canute's sister Estrid. In 1080 a new church built by Bishop Svend Nordmand was consecrated and this was replaced by the present brick structure in the 12th century. Commissioned by Bishop Absalon it is one of the earliest examples of French inspired Gothic brick Cathedrals. Roskilde was the capital of Denmark until 1400 and the Cathedral has been the burial place for generations of Danish monarchs Danish Zealand cathedral architecture architectural old ancient medieval brick interior religion religious building place of worship Christian Christianity knight coat helmet visor sword decorated heraldry ornate hinged steel metal brass decoration articulated old ancient medieval middle ages protection figure battle dress lgpl

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Suit of armour

Keywords: Dom Kyrka, Roskilde, Sjślland, Denmark. Original wooden church built on the site by Harold Bluetooth circa 1000. This was replaced in 11th century with a stone one built by King Canute's sister Estrid. In 1080 a new church built by Bishop Svend Nordmand was consecrated and this was replaced by the present brick structure in the 12th century. Commissioned by Bishop Absalon it is one of the earliest examples of French inspired Gothic brick Cathedrals. Roskilde was the capital of Denmark until 1400 and the Cathedral has been the burial place for generations of Danish monarchs Danish Zealand cathedral architecture architectural old ancient medieval brick interior religion religious building place of worship Christian Christianity knight coat helmet visor sword decorated heraldry ornate hinged steel metal brass decoration articulated old ancient medieval middle ages protection figure battle dress lgpl