In the 1500s century one of the richest and most powerful men in Dalarna lived in Aspeboda, Måns Nilsson was his name. Gustav Vasa and his man were, during the first period of Gustav Vasa as a King , very good friends. The friendship ended when the King asked too much of the people in Dalacarlia. Måns Nilsson was one of the leaders in an uprising against the King. In spring 1534 he was executed.