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Isern Hinnerk

Iron Henry

Heinrich von Borch or Henry IV of Borch (1290-† unknown), also called 'Isern Hinnerk' (Low German for 'Iron Henry'), knight from Horneburg, who later became known as robber baron
(Wikipedia)
Frijo Müller-Belecke
1988

Horneburg /  Isern Hinnerk   Horneburg /  Isern Hinnerk

Description

Statue of a knight in armour with shield and halberd with a lapwing on it. Next to him is a pile of peat blocks. According to the legend, a lapwing betrayed him in a moor when he was on the run for the Archbishop of Bremen.

Inscription(s)

'DE ISERN HINNERK'
von HORNEBURG
gestiftet von der
KREISSPARKASSE
STADE

entwurf und ausführung
f. müller-belecke
hemmoor 1988

Sculptor

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Bird
  • Borch, Heinrich von
  • Isern Hinnerk
  • Knight
  • Lapwing
  • Müller-Belecke, Frijo
  • Statue
  • Location (N 53°30'29" - E 9°34'59")

    Item Code: dens325; Photograph: 13 April 2016
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