The Oak of the Unmarried Daughter of the Count


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Komtessens Eg

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Sjælland, Lolland Kommune
Pederstrup, parken ved Rewentlow Museet. Komtessens Eg.
54;53.760N+11;15.997E

Google Earth coordinates:
54.89600 11.26662    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
The elderly lord of Halstedgård was promised the komtesse (= the unmarried daughter of the count) at Pederstrup, but she loved a young man. The lord shot the lover at the oak and by night the goast of the komtesse is occasionally seen at the oak.

Comments:
Geographic position uncertain.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.aabne-samlinger.dk/fuglsang/formidling/pdfer/Trae-rute.PDF

Reference:
Anonym før 2008
Træ-rute Storstrøms Amt (findes ikke længere på hjemmesiden)
http://www.aabne-samlinger.dk/fuglsang/formidling/pdfer/Trae-rute.PDF, Storstrøms Kunstmuseum. Maribo.

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (22-11-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (22-11-2008)