Broholm's history - in brief

When the staircase tower, connecting all floors, entrance into the hall and be greeted by none other than the Fourth Christian sentiment is immediately set.When the staircase tower, connecting all floors, entrance into the hall and be greeted by none other than the Fourth Christian sentiment is immediately set.Broholm's history is known with certainty from 1326, when Esbern Snares great grandson, Absalom Johnsen of Ulfeldt genus, was lord of Broholm. His descendants kept it until 1473. After several generations of Ulfeldt genus had inhabited the castle, including the Count's Feud, also known as Denmark's last civil war (1533-36), where many old castles were razed to the ground, but where Broholm, thanks to its wide moats is spared, buys Otte Skeel estate in 1641.

It is the only time Broholm have been traded, and with him ends Broholm medieval era. He dismantling the dilapidated castle and enter the current main building as one of its last late Gothic buildings, with strong renaissance drag from the turret and symmetrical window placement.

In 1730 comes the genus Sehested through Niels Sehested marriage with Elizabeth Skeel and is still here ... at 13th generation.

Owners of Broholm

The owners of the Broholm, we know today. It Broholm as Otte Skeel and Ide Lunge was constructed after the demolition of the old medieval castle, which could be traced back to 1300 and for many years was in the genus Ulfeldt ownership.
(1326-1356) Absalon Jonsen Ulfeldt
(1356-1443) The genus Ulfeldt
(1443-1473) Maren Ulfeldt
(1473-1502) Johan Fikkesen
(1502-1536) Ellen Ulfeldt married (1) Fikkesen (2) von Mehlen
(1536-1556) Axel Fikkesen
(1556-1576) Palle von Mehlen
(1576-1609) Hans von Mehlen
(1609-1611) Emerentze von Baden married (1) von Mehlen (2) Brockenhuus
(1611-1641) Claus Brockenhuus
(1641-1644) Otte Skeel
(1644-1650) Ida Lunge gift Skeel
(1650-1670) Jørgen Skeel
(1670-1690) Jørgen Skeel
(1690-1710) Albert Skeel
(1710-1730) Mogens Skeel
(1730) Elisabeth Skeel married (1) Sehested (2) Wessel
(1730-1745) Niels Sehested
(1745-1747) Elisabeth Skeel married (1) Sehested (2) Wessel
(1747-1752) Caspar von Wessel
(1752-1799) Anders Sehested
(1799-1803) Niels Sehested
(1803-1811) Wibeke Marie von Pultz married Sehested
(1811-1819) Anders Sehested
(1819-1839) Edel Marie Kjær married Sehested
(1839-1882) Niels Frederik Bernhard Sehested
(1882-1894) Charlotte Christine Linde married Sehested
(1894-1924) Hannibal Sehested
(1924-1977) Jørgen Sehested
(1977-2000) Birgitte Sehested married Grice
(2000-2005) Anders Ove Sehested / Birgitte Sehested married Grice
(2005-) Anders Ove Sehested / Anne Elisabeth Grice married Lütken