Trøjborg Castle

Trøjborg Castle (Google Maps)
No Thumbnail
Trøjborg ruined castle located about 12 km north of Tønder in Jutland. Trøjborg name probably comes from the Greek Troy.

The castle was built in 1300-the figure of a 30 x 30 m large knock. Trøjborg mentioned in 1347 in a letter from Duke Valdemar of Jutland by Duke Valdemar Atterdag castle. In 1407 came the Queen Margrethe's possession, but later pledged it down to Ribe bishop.

After the Reformation in Denmark in 1536 they passed to ecclesiastical estates crown and King Frederik 2 ceded the castle to Daniel Rantzau as thanks for his merits in the war against the Swedes. Around 1580 appeared Peter Rantzau build a Renaissance palace on the spot. Since Rantzau genus became extinct in 1658, the castle fell into disrepair slowly.

In the 1800s, was the owner, farmer Knud Knudsen Lausten plans to establish a teacher training college on the spot, but when these plans were not realized, the castle was demolished in 1854. Parts of the southern wall and the basement is preserved.
586 views
Views by date
UnratedRate as 1Rate as 2Rate as 3Rate as 4Rate as 5Rate as 6Rate as 7Rate as 8Rate as 9Rate as 10

Collections

Comments

Policies

Please log in if you don't want to post anonymously (anonymous users cannot post links).

Note: VirtualGlobetrotting is an entertainment website is and is not associated with this post, location or person.

Please enable images and enter code to post
Reload

Around the World Mailing List

Share:

Comments

Policies

Please log in if you don't want to post anonymously (anonymous users cannot post links).

Note: VirtualGlobetrotting is an entertainment website is and is not associated with this post, location or person.

Please enable images and enter code to post
Reload