Roskilde Palæ

The cradle of democracy


The Palace is Roskilde Cathedral's closest neighbour. In 1733, the medieval bishop's palace was demolished and Christian VII had The Royal Palace built instead. This small baroque palace had direct access to the cathedral, where members of the Danish royal…

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Øernes stænderforsamlingen

Stændersalen med angivelse af de deputeredes navne og plads i salen.

År: 1835 PHOTO:Roskilde Museum

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Roskilde Palæ
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Det Kgl. Palæ, o. 1840
Øernes stænderforsamlingen

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Roskilde in all its finery

On 1 October 1835, the Islands' Assembly of the Estates of the Realm, Denmark's first…

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