The inn's history

During the Middle Ages, the king is not resident in a particular castle but went around the country with his entourage. For peasants, this resulted in an obligation to provide food and lodging and this ownership came in time to be extended, even after the king became more settled, based in Stockholm.

Alsnö Charter

In Alsnö charter from about 1280 - ie on Magnus (III of Sweden) Birger's time - governed the king, his entourage and bailiffs, would travel in the kingdom.

Each farmer must be ready to receive passengers as guests and give them food, accommodation and horse feed.