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Re: Sinclair sites / round churches
Perhaps that's so... difficult to say without you actually citing sources,
but I hardly think that invalidates Niven's point, that Henry would have
been familiar with round churches.
Greetings to you too!
At 03:13 AM 03/03/2000 , you wrote:
>Niven Sinclair wrote regarding Henry Sinclair:
>.. "He was also familiar with the round churches at Orphir and at Egilsay in
>with the round churches at Nidaros (Trondheim) and Tunsberg in Norway and
>with the five round churches on the Island of Bornholm in Denmark where was
>was Ambassador from 1363 to 1365."
>Now, during Henry Sinclairs' lifetime the church at Nidaros(Trondheim)
>could hardly be called a round church. The Nidaros church was then a
>full-size gothic cathedral,
>one of the largest in northern Europe, and it's still there today. Various
>historical sources confirm the fact that there wasn't any round church in
>Trondheim at the time.
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