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Modern, Norway, Norge, Oslo, Medieval

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St Hallvard's Cathedral was first built in the twelfth century, and fell out of use in the seventeenth century. It's remains are now visible in Oslo.

St Hallvard shot full of arrows and killed when he tried to defend a pregnant woman from attack. His attackers weighted his body with a millstone and threw it into Drammens Fjord. His body later floated to the surface, millstone and all. He is the patron saint of Oslo.

In 1389, Brother Narve Matthiassön asked in his will to be buried here near his kinsman Master Oghmundr berserkr, so somewhere in this photo may be the last resting place of one of the two historically-attested berserks.

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