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In 1075 Robrecht de Fries, the Count of Flanders, built a castle on the ruins of a monastery inhabited by English monks in 640 (hence the place name : Anglo- monasterium).


On account of its strategic position, at the gates of West Flanders, along the Mandel river, at a junction on the strategic road between Courtrai and Bruges, Ingelmunster was called « the key to Flanders ».


The present building which goes back to 1736 (with cellars dating from the Middle Ages), is typical of its period, a time when castles had lost their military function. They were luxurious residences, a place where hospitality and good taste went hand in hand. The seigneury of Ingelmunster, which has been a baronetcy since the end of the 16th century, has belonged to several families :


1. Under the counts of Flanders, including among others de Rhodes and van Gistel (1000 – 1384) Under the Dukes of Burgundy, German and French families, and more particularly the Bourgondi and van Kleef families (1384 – 1583)


2. The de Plotho family (1583 – 1825)


3. The de Montblanc family (1825 – 1986)


4. In 1986 the castle was bought by the Van Honsebrouck family, who have been brewing in Ingelmunster since 1900.Ingelmunster


 


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