The Story of Brussels
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The Story of Brussels

By Ernest Gilliat-Smith
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Table of Contents
  • The Story of Brussels
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • GENEALOGICAL TABLES
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I In the Days before Brussels was Built
  • CHAPTER II The Norsemen and Louvain
  • CHAPTER III The House of Long Col
  • CHAPTER IV The Making of the Duchy of Brabant
  • CHAPTER V The Rise of Brussels and Louvain
  • CHAPTER VI The Serfs of St. Peter
  • CHAPTER VII The greater and the lesser Folk
  • CHAPTER VIII The Coelveren and the Blankarden
  • CHAPTER IX Peter Coutherele
  • CHAPTER X The Peace of 1383
  • CHAPTER XI Reform versus Revolution
  • CHAPTER XII Everard T'Serclaes
  • CHAPTER XIII Liberty at Last
  • CHAPTER XIV The Trials of Jacqueline
  • CHAPTER XV Buildings and Builders—Romanesque Architecture
    • The Church of Saint Nicholas
    • The Crypt of Saint Guy at Anderlecht
    • Nivelles
    • Beguines and Beghards
  • CHAPTER XVI Buildings and Builders (continued)
    • Notre-Dame du Sablon
    • Notre-Dame de la Chapelle
    • Saint Michel et Sainte Gudule
    • Saint-pierre de Louvain
    • Mechlin.
    • The Town Hall of Brussels
    • The Town Hall of Louvain
  • CHAPTER XVII Pictures and Painters
    • Roger van der Weyden
    • Dierick Boudts
    • Hugo van der Goes
    • Quentin Metsys
    • Bernard van Orley
  • CHAPTER XVIII Conclusion
  • Notes
  • INDEX
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