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Researchers examine tomb of saintly Danish king

October 12, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: The researchers found that King St. Canute IV, martyred in 1086, is not buried with his own silk garments, but with his brother’s less valuable garments. “It is tempting to suggest that the king’s precious textiles have been stolen at some point after AD 1582,” said one researcher.

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