The Oath Oaks


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Edsegene

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Syddanmark, Sønderborg Kommune
Augustenborg. Edsegene.
54.943288N+9.857907E

Google Earth coordinates:
54.943288 9.857907    Guide

Status:
dead

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
In 1674, there was at Edsegene held a meeting between the govenor of Norway U.F. Gyldenløve, chancellor F. Ahlefeldt and court secretary K. Bierman who wished to support duke Ernst Günther of Augustenburg and oppose chancellor P. Griffenfeldt.

Comments:
The last of three oaks died in 1994.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.skovognatur.dk/Ud/Beskrivelser/Soenderjylland/Augustenborg/Augustenbo

Reference:
Anonym 2008
Friluftskortet
http://www.friluftskort.dk/, Skov- og Naturstyrelsen

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (20-12-2009)

Validation:
Well documented  (20-12-2009)