Tapestries and Racing Cyclists. Oudenaarde - a Small Town with a Big History
(Dirk Van Assche) THE LOW COUNTRIES - 2013, № 21, PP. 90-97
Young and unmarried monarch Charles V conceived a daughter in Oudenaarde, Margaret of Parma. In that 16th century Oudenaarde was a prosperous city, known for splendid tapestries. Today it dreams near the river Scheldt, invaded by cyclists looking for the mythical Tour of Flanders.
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