Dating for gifte Roskilde
It is primarily Absalon’s cousin and successor as bishop, Peder Sunesen, who was responsible for the construction.
It went slowly at first, and until the late 1200s the church was almost finished.
The town rampart fell into disrepair in the late Middle Ages, but in 1400 it still had a function by separating the city from the countryside.
In the countryside they lived off agriculture, and in the city they had a monopoly on trade and partly craft.
The north tower was lacking for another hundred years, and only immediately after 1400 it was finished.