Vanderkindere, Le Siecle des Artevelde (1879); J.
In it stands a bronze statue of Jacob van Artevelde, by DevigneQuyo, erected in 1863.
Of these risings the most notable was that, in the earlier half of the 14th century, against Louis de Crecy, count of Flanders, under the leadership of Jacob van Artevelde (q.v.).
During his early negotiations with van Artevelde, and his son Lionel, earl of Cambridge, was born there in 1338.
Marched to the help of the count of Flanders against the insurgents headed by Philip van Artevelde, and gained a complete victory at Roosebeke (November 27th, 1382).