Slanec castle

Region:Region Košice (Košický kraj)
District:Košice - okolie
City / Municipality:Slanec
Latitude:48° 38' 13.81128" / 48.6371698
Longitude:21° 28' 15.261959999928" / 21.47090609999998
Included in categories: Castles
The history of Slanec Castle begins sometime after 1270. Documents from this year, describing the Slanec feudal lands, make no mention of a castle. The initiators of its construction were most likely to have been the Slanec branch members of the Aba Royal House (during that time, the castle hill and its surroundings were held by Peter, son of Cham). The first written mention of the castle reads “sub castro Zalanch”(“under the Zalanch castle”) and originates in a document dated 9th of August 1281 from the Hungarian king Ladislav IV., who in this year besieged the castle held by the rebellious paladin Finta (son of David of the Aba house). The King was successful and paladin Finta was defeated. The castle, however, remained in the hands of the Aba house’s Slanec branch for another 50 years. In the year 1330, Peter Szalanci traded the Slanec castle for the Šariš villages with Viliam ... ... Read more
Ruin in reconstruction
Gothic

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