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Forum: Danish Royal Residences 04-16-2019, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Muhler
In light of the horrible fire at Notre Dame...

In light of the horrible fire at Notre Dame yesterday, questions have been asked what would happen if something similar should happen at one of the Danish palaces or churches that are of...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 09-29-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 327
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Posted By Muhler
You are welcome. :smile: Interred alive...

You are welcome. :smile:

Interred alive would actually have been considered a pretty extreme punishment at the time, even in a country that by the time was still half medieval. - For a noble girl,...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 09-29-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 327
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Posted By Muhler
It is! I had heard about such stories and...

It is!
I had heard about such stories and apart from a few well-documented cases I wondered how much truth there was in them.
It's a little more, how to put it, authentic, when you actually see...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 09-29-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
Let's talk about Dragsholm Slot - one of the most...

Let's talk about Dragsholm Slot - one of the most haunted places in Denmark.

Dragsholm started as a castle perhaps as early as 1215.
Originally it was a castle under the bishop of Roskilde but...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 07-29-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 327
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Posted By Muhler
:previous: That's QMII's style alright. Not bad.

:previous: That's QMII's style alright.
Not bad.
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 04-09-2018, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Muhler
Post #2. That was the view in Copenhagen...

Post #2.

That was the view in Copenhagen when people looked out their windows to see what all that noise was about: ...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 04-09-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 327
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Posted By Muhler
Post #1: Today is the 9th April, and it's a...

Post #1:

Today is the 9th April, and it's a flag day.

I memory of the Occupation of Denmark in 1940, all flags on official buildings will fly on half mast until noon, then Dannebrog will fly...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 12-07-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
Dannebrog is the first ship (the flagship, so to...

Dannebrog is the first ship (the flagship, so to speak) in the Danish Navy, which means all other navy ships salute her.

Anyway, she is officially classified as an auxiliary ship, a hospital ship...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 12-07-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
Three lovely photos of Dannebrog. Right now she...

Three lovely photos of Dannebrog.
Right now she is at Naval Station Frederikshavn, being refitted for next years new crew of conscripts.
So she may look like this for the summer cruises next year -...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 08-01-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
You are welcome, Gerry. :smile: Lets go to...

You are welcome, Gerry. :smile:

Lets go to Borreby Manor.

https://app.box.com/s/13zrpm5aixnixm05jw76d2e13aqnbalx

The manor is well chosen, because it has grown over the years with buildings...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 07-31-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
Spøttrup Castle, part two. Let's see things...

Spøttrup Castle, part two.

Let's see things a bit from above: https://app.box.com/s/hdxpllxeewf24i8fqxxob3uufcxha56z

And closer, still from the air:...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 07-31-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
Now let's have a closer look at a pre-renaissance...

Now let's have a closer look at a pre-renaissance castle.

Spøttrup Castle: https://app.box.com/s/okbac09brsyher8n5vtgrlm5up93qjt2

Castles around the Baltic Sea, and as such in Scandinavia, are...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 07-31-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
:previous: You're welcome. :smile: I'll have a...

:previous: You're welcome. :smile:
I'll have a look at Borreby and I can tell you the place crawls with ghosts! :reaper:

But before that let's continue with my list.

Hverringe Gods:...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 07-30-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
There are more than 800 palaces, manors, castles,...

There are more than 800 palaces, manors, castles, abbeys and large estates in Denmark.
And a number of ruins, but they are outside the scope of the next posts.

Some are owned by the state or a...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 07-09-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
You are welcome, Eya & Royal Norway :smile: ...

You are welcome, Eya & Royal Norway :smile:

You flatter me, M Payton :blush:, alas I'm no historian, merely a happy amateur who loves to tell stories from my country's past.
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 07-08-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
Let's have a look at the Moors:...

Let's have a look at the Moors: https://app.box.com/s/sfxk0g5an2y5nj7q80rs20m0sic71q47

I wrote about them in the previous post.
The figures depicted here are variants of what in other parts of...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 07-08-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
Let's continue with a real gem: Egeskov Slot =...

Let's continue with a real gem: Egeskov Slot = Oak-Forest Castle.
https://app.box.com/s/cq2j1sy74b1cl3mohns8mhp8mpj7eg8p

It is not possible for me to give a more than very superficial description...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 06-30-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
BT does that sometimes. They would so much...

BT does that sometimes.

They would so much like to be like Daily Mail, just with a little higher moral standing, and without annoying and critical comments from the readers (the ungrateful...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 06-30-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
:previous: My pleasure. :smile: Royal...

:previous: My pleasure. :smile:

Royal luksus: Kongefamilien får renoveret slot for millioner | BT Royale - www.bt.dk...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 06-17-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
Let's have a look at another manor. Valdemars...

Let's have a look at another manor.
Valdemars Slot (Manor): https://app.box.com/s/oj0iu32gwz1ftzlsri9tc9pp2ilpkhh3

Located on the idyllic island of Tåsinge, just south of the island of Funen, in...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 05-24-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
Let's go to a more, ahem, modest home. ...

Let's go to a more, ahem, modest home.

Birkelse Gods (estate):
https://app.box.com/s/hl2thklkkt4356vq0qkeorsuw32u6yij

In Danish a "gods" is a very large farm, that is too small to be a manor,...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 05-22-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
You are welcome. :smile: It's not my...

You are welcome. :smile:

It's not my impression that the Ahlefeldt-Laurvigs are short of cash, but a manor this size does cost a lot of money! So it's a supplement I imagine.
Another branch of...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 05-22-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
Lets have a look at Tranekær Manor. ...

Lets have a look at Tranekær Manor.
https://app.box.com/s/jxmzd2pcds7ifinoo3e5o4b6qlddbdri

Located on the idyllic island of Langeland in the southern part of DK.
Here are three views from above...
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 05-08-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
You are welcome. :smile: Congratulations on...

You are welcome. :smile:

Congratulations on your first post, IldaBuelke :flowers:

Thank you, Gerry :flowers:
Estate it is then.

I'll post more about estates and manors over time.
Forum: Danish Royal Residences 05-07-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 59,942
Posted By Muhler
You are most welcome. :smile: So let's...

You are most welcome. :smile:

So let's continue with Frijsenborg Manor.
https://app.box.com/s/94vd74a8kgxyxg2p2ir3pdd34o6fbse9

Frijsenborg Manor is located in Eastern Jutland near the route...
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