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Austria has such beautiful castles. This is Hohensalzburg in Salzburg

Austria has such beautiful castles. This is Hohensalzburg in Salzburg

Hochosterwitz Castle, Austriafirst mentioned in a 860 deed issued by King Louis the German of East Francia, donating several of his properties to the Archdiocese of Salzburg.  Popular tale of the siege of the castle by the troops of Margarete Maultasch ("Mouth Bag"), Countess of Tyrol from 1335 to 1363. According to legend first noted by the medieval chronicler Jakob Unrest and later by Jacob Grimm, Margarete, cheated by the House of Habsburg of her inheritance claims to Carinthia, invaded

Hochosterwitz Castle, Austriafirst mentioned in a 860 deed issued by King Louis the German of East Francia, donating several of his properties to the Archdiocese of Salzburg. Popular tale of the siege of the castle by the troops of Margarete Maultasch ("Mouth Bag"), Countess of Tyrol from 1335 to 1363. According to legend first noted by the medieval chronicler Jakob Unrest and later by Jacob Grimm, Margarete, cheated by the House of Habsburg of her inheritance claims to Carinthia, invaded

Castle Mautendorf  (Saltzburg, Austria) was sponsored by Pope Innocent IV who decreed in 1253 that Mautendorf, a market town, should have a castle. Ownership of the castle went to the Turks in 1462 but in 1490 reverted to Saltzburg. In the 15th & 16th centuries, Mautendorf was enlarged with the addition of a smaller tower and the entire building was restored and rebuilt in the 19th century.

Castle Mautendorf (Saltzburg, Austria) was sponsored by Pope Innocent IV who decreed in 1253 that Mautendorf, a market town, should have a castle. Ownership of the castle went to the Turks in 1462 but in 1490 reverted to Saltzburg. In the 15th & 16th centuries, Mautendorf was enlarged with the addition of a smaller tower and the entire building was restored and rebuilt in the 19th century.

Niederosterreich, Austria -unable to locate detailed history, any assistance appreciated.

Niederosterreich, Austria -unable to locate detailed history, any assistance appreciated.

Ambras Castle situated outside of  Innsbruck Austria. Documented in  the 11th century, refurbished 1529 to  1595

Ambras Castle situated outside of Innsbruck Austria. Documented in the 11th century, refurbished 1529 to 1595

Tratzberg Castle, Jenbach , Tyrol, Austria

Tratzberg Castle, Jenbach , Tyrol, Austria

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