Rotstejn Castle



The Rotštejn Castle was founded in the mid-13th-century by Vok of Rotštejn.
According to records dating from 1318-1325, it became famous due to Vok of Rotštejn Junior, who had been at variance with his relatives that with the help of the neighbouring nobility conquered the castle and had it burnt down.At the beginning of the 15th century the Rotštejn Castle was owned by a faithful Catholic family Paldr of Vavřiny - and so in 1426 it was attacked by the Hussites and again set on fire.The castle was never rebuilt, the ruin became a part of the Hrubá Skála estate and at present, only some parts of the former castle are to be seen by the Klokočské Rocks.


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