Rumlaborg Castle Ruins

Huskvarna, Sweden

Rumlaborg castle was built around 1360 - the first written record dates from 1366. In 1434 it was burned down during the so-called Engelbrekt rebellion and rebuilt again in 1448 by Karl Knutsson Bonde. In the 17th century the castle lost its defensive purpose and in 1850s the site was moved as a park with pavillion.

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Founded: c. 1360
Category: Ruins in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Paul Ekmark (3 years ago)
Som sagt toppen bra
Mikael Good (3 years ago)
Under medeltiden var Huskvarnaåns utlopp i Vättern en mycket strategisk plats. Här fanns en uppmarschväg upp i landet och över huskvarnaån gick kavlabron som förband riksvägarna. Bron började byggas redan på vikingatiden. Även om det inte finns några historiska belägg för det är det inte omöjligt att det fanns någon form av befästning på området redan på vikingatiden. På biskopsgården Humlarums ägor anlades en borg under slutet av 1200-talet. Borgen som ursprungligen hette Humblaborg byggdes ut ordentligt under kung Albrekt av Mecklenburgs (1364–1389) regeringstid då det ursprungliga träfortet försågs med ett stenhus som omgavs av en träpallisad och en vallgrav. I den vevan byttes även namnet på fästet till Rumlaborg. Jönköpings kommun borde göra betydligt mer av denna historiskt viktiga plats!
Niklas Oskarsson (4 years ago)
Lungt område
Paul Ekmark (4 years ago)
Som sagt bra
Lars Lantz (4 years ago)
En finfin plats i mitt av Huskvarna.
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