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Valdemar the Great, king of Denmark

(1157—1182)


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(1157–82)

Son of Knud Lavard. In close cooperation with aristocratic networks, he laid the foundation of the Valdemarian state and introduced a European, theocratic ideology of royal power, authorized by ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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