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Title in English Notes on the Fortification of the Town of Vyškov

PLAČEK Miroslav

Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Archaeologia historica
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Web Digitální knihovna FF MU
Keywords Lords of Kněžice; residential homestead; fortified manor; chateau; provostry
Description Kněžice is an old village and the cradle of the Moravian dynasty of the Hrutovecs. One believe that their seat dating from the first half of the 13th century was stand by the church. There was riced by the provostry of the Želiv Premonstratensians. In 1364 passed to the lords of Stařeč under whom a residential homestead is mentioned in 1407, converted into a fortified manor by Bohuš of Holoubek who sold it to Drha of Dolany in 1417. The Manor ceadet to exist during the Hussite wars. Zdeněk of Valdštejn built nearby a dependency of the chateau Brtnice after 1600. Its corner adjoined an administrative house and a courtyard. The vaults on the ground floor have survived, along with some elements modified in the third of the 18th century, under the Collaltos who acquired the demesne after the Battle of White Mountain.

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