Flanders


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a medieval country in northern Europe that included regions now parts of northern France and Belgium and southwestern Netherlands

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This crowd had been waiting since daybreak for three things: noonday, the embassy from Flanders, the mystery play.
It was then that he decided to learn the new and wonderful art of printing, which was already known in Flanders.
He was often sent to the Continent--to France, Flanders, and Italy--on diplomatic missions; and for eleven years he was in charge of the London customs, where the uncongenial drudgery occupied almost all his time until through the intercession of the queen he was allowed to perform it by deputy.
Jos accompanied the ladies in the public boats; the which all old travellers in Flanders must remember for the luxury and accommodation they afforded.
I had two elder brothers, one of whom was lieutenant-colonel to an English regiment of foot in Flanders, formerly commanded by the famous Colonel Lockhart, and was killed at the battle near Dunkirk against the Spaniards.
The Fortunes & Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders &c.
JAMES LASCELLES, age 11 Flanders Field IN Flanders Field The poppy grows In Flanders Field The poppy blows In Flanders Field It dies and resurrects In three days Red like the soldiers Blood in Flanders Field KEVIN BROWN, Newcastle
The object of the contract is to further develop the strategic freight model Flanders and running through accounts with the strategic freight model Flanders (abbreviated svrm VLA).
7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands and Minister-President Geert Bourgeois of Flanders, Belgium visited the Atlanta region this week for an economic mission to promote the strong business and cultural ties between the Netherlands-Flanders region and Atlanta.
The reports said animal welfare minister in Flanders Ben Weyts announced a ban on the ritual slaughter of unsedated animals at temporary abattoirs.
TOn Saturday 16 August, a new memorial was unveiled in memory of the Welsh soldiers who fought, and died, on the fields of Flanders during the war.
Flanders offers aheady mix of different worlds -- history beside modernity, windmills, gothic buildings
Nellie Spindler's grave | Nellie Spindler's grave | The Menin Gate at Ypres | The Menin Gate at Ypres | German soldiers resting near Ypres, on the way to the Flanders battle front | German soldiers resting near Ypres, on the way to the Flanders battle front | There is calm in the market square at Ypres and cyclists can enjoy Flanders' rural beauty but 100 years ago both men and women marched to do their duty in World War 1 | There is calm in the market square at Ypres and cyclists can enjoy Flanders' rural beauty but 100 years ago both men and women marched to do their duty in World War 1 ON a late autumn evening, the watery sun low in a greying sky, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery is beautiful, bleak and completely overwhelming.
The Menin Gate at Ypres | The Menin Gate at Ypres | Nellie Spindler's grave | Nellie Spindler's grave | German soldiers resting near Ypres, on the way to the Flanders battle front | German soldiers resting near Ypres, on the way to the Flanders battle front | There is calm in the market square at Ypres and cyclists can enjoy Flanders' rural beauty but 100 years ago both men and women marched to do their duty in World War 1 | There is calm in the market square at Ypres and cyclists can enjoy Flanders' rural beauty but 100 years ago both men and women marched to do their duty in World War 1 ON a late autumn evening, the watery sun low in a greying sky, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery is beautiful, bleak and completely overwhelming.
Byline: IN FLANDERS FIELDS By Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae