Memorial

Guillaume Des Marez at the Cambre Guillaume Des Marez at the Cambre

Plaque: Guillaume Des Marez at the Cambre

To Guillaume Des Marez, town archivist, professor at the University of Brussels, President of the Friends of the Cambre. In memory of the wise and enthusiastic support that he brought to the restoration of the abbey.

Original inscription:

A-GUILLAUME-DES-MAREZ
ARCHIVISTE-DE-LA-VILLE-PROFESSEUR
A-L'UNIVERSITE-DE-BRUXELLES
PRESIDENT-DES- AMIS-DE-LA-CAMBRE
EN-SOUVENIR-DU-CONCOURS-SAVANT
ET-ENTHOUSIASTE-QU'IL-APPORTE
A-LA-RESTAURATION-DE-L'ABBAYE

This is, graphically, a wonderful plaque. The letters are hidden inside each other so it is a real puzzle and a pleasure to decipher, especially in one's second language.

Site: Guillaume Des Marez at the Cambre (1 memorial)

1000, Abbaye de la Cambre (at the far end of the main courtyard)

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Guillaume Des Marez

Born Courtrai. From 1911 Jean d'Ardenne was the first to raise the alarm abo...

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