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() is a Walloon municipality and town located in Belgium in the province of Namur.
The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Froidchapelle proper, Boussu-lez-
, Fourbechies, Vergnies, and Erpion.
is a village in the municipality of Froidchapelle in the Belgian province of Hainaut.
Castle of Tarcienne is a castle on a slight hilltop in the western portion of the village of Tarcienne, in the municipality of
, Namur Province, Belgium.
This table shows an overview of the protected heritage sites in the Walloon town
. This list is part of Belgium's national heritage.
In 1688 he invaded the Spanish Netherlands but did not succeed the next year in winning the Battle of
against a smaller force.
The Battle of
was fought on 25 August 1689 during the Nine Years' War. The action took place near the ancient walled town of
near Charleroi in the Spanish Netherlands, and brought to a close a summer of uneventful marching, manoeuvring, and foraging. The battle was a success for the Grand Alliance – the only significant engagement in the theatre during the campaign of 1689.
The regiment saw active service in Flanders and in the Monmouth Rebellion, including the decisive Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. It fought in the Battle of
in 1689, the Battle of Landen and the Siege of Namur.
As well as
itself, the municipality also comprises the villages of: Berzée, Castillon, Chastrès, Clermont, Fontenelle, Fraire, Gourdinne, Laneffe, Pry, Rognée, Somzée, Tarcienne, Thy-le-Château, Vogenée, Yves-Gomezée
During the War of the Grand Alliance, the regiment fought at the Battle of
(1689), the Battle of Steenkerque (1692), the Battle of Landen (1693) and the Siege of Namur. They spent the late 1690s on garrison duty in Ireland.
Nicholas was married to Matilda de la Roche, the widow of Thierry de
. She was the daughter of Henry I of la Roche ( – 1126), Count of la Roche and warden of Stavelot and Malmedy and his wife, Matilda of Limburg. Her paternal grandfather was Albert III, Count of Namur; her maternal grandfather was Henry, Duke of Lower Lorraine.
Conon was not known to be married and left no heirs. After Conon’s death, his brother-in-law Wery II de
became Count of Montaigu and Clermont, whereas Gérard II, Count of Looz, became the Count of Duras, reflecting the relationship between Looz and Duras dating back to the first Count of Looz, Giselbert.
Hugo of Oignies, C.R.S.A., (, before 1187 in
– c. 1240 in Oignies) was a lay brother of Oignies Priory. He was a metalworker and painter and is the last of the great jewelers of Mosan art. He is a representative of the school of the Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse and was considered the greatest artist of the Meuse Valley of his time.
Anxious to gain intelligence concerning the assembling and marching of the French troops on the left of the Coalition armies, Blücher despatched Major Falkenhausen, with the 3rd Regiment of Silesian Landwehr Cavalry, to scour the country in the vicinity of the road by Rettel to Laon. A detachment of fifty dragoons was posted at Boussu-lez-
, in observation of Philippeville.
After William III left for England in 1688 to claim the English throne, Waldeck was appointed Field Marshal of William's forces during the War of the Grand Alliance in the Spanish Netherlands. Although he was victorious at the Battle of
in 1689, the following year he suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Marshal Luxembourg at the Battle of Fleurus.
The Regiment has been awarded over 200 battle honours, from Blenheim to the Gulf War, gained in every major and many minor conflicts, campaigns and theatres of war since the 21st Regiment's first engagement at the Battle of
in 1689, a number unsurpassed by any other unit in the British Army.
However, during the night of 13 June, the light reflected upon the sky by the French fires was noticed by observation outposts of the Prussian I Corps (Zieten's). The Prussians realised that these fires appeared to be in the direction of
and Beaumont, and also in the vicinity of Solre-sur-Sambre.
Born Martial Joseph Ghislain Fosseprez in
, Belgium, Martial's first film known appearance as an actor was in the 1911 Léonce Perret-directed "Cœur de mère de". This was followed by a role in the 1913 Louis Feuillade-directed crime drama film serial "Fantômas". His last film role would be in the 1964 René Allio-directed film "La Vieille Dame indigne."
Despite the Spanish-sounding name Castro was a local from Liège, referred to as "nostre Castro" by the poet Etienne de
. He worked in Antwerp in the 1570s and was maitre de chapelle to the Duke of Juliers, Liége, in 1580.
In 1690 the main theatre of the Nine Years' War moved to the Spanish Netherlands. Command of French forces now passed to the talented Marshal Luxembourg (a position he would keep until his death in 1695), superseding Marshal Humières who had suffered defeat at the Battle of
the previous year. Luxembourg's army consisted of 34 battalions and 94 squadrons; if necessary he could call upon support from Marshal Boufflers’ forces on the Moselle.
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