He was denounced by the pope himself in an apostolic brief of the rlth of December 1862, and students of theology were forbidden to attend his lectures.
The town, which dates from the rlth century, was governed by its own lords till 1248, after which date it passed through the ownership of the counts of Flanders, the dukes of Burgundy, and the sovereigns of Austria and Spain.
James assigns to the 10th or rlth century, deals with the subject of intercession for sinners and Sedrach's unwillingness to die.
He was taken prisoner at the battle of Espinosa de los Monteros, on the 10th and rlth of November 1808, and was sent to France.
The lower portion of the massive tower of the parish church (Protestant) dates from the rlth century or even earlier.