Glambaek Castle Ruins

Burg auf Fehmarn, Germany

Glambæk castle built in the 13th century by Valdemar Sejr and protected the land between Baltic Sea and Burger Binnensee. The island was captured at the beginning of the 15th century, but Erik of Pommern took it and the castle back again in 1416. During the Thirty Years' War, it was captured and destroyed in 1627 by Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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