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Austria
Burg Petersberg
Friesach
Richard I of England
Richard the Lionheart
Kaernten
Richard Coeur de Lion
Oesterreich
Carinthia
Leopold V


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Friesach - Burg Petersberg

Friesach - Burg Petersberg
The ruin of "Burg Petersberg" located on a promontory towers over the central square of Friesach. The castle, built from 1076 on, was owned be the Bishops of Salzburg.

Richard I of England ( aka "Richard the Lionheart", "Richard Coeur de Lion") was in Friesach 1192 on flight after the Third Crusade. He was recognised but could escape. Some weeks later his way ended in the Leopold V´s dungeon.

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