Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Dourbes ...

..."Haute-Roche" fortified castle ruins ...
(nonworth visiting)
Haute-Roche Castle ... (EN-FR-NL-DE)
official site of the castle farm
...first mention at the beginning of the XVth century ...
... Old engraving of " High Rock " in Dourbes ...

... The earldom of Dourbes and Fagnolles
was an estate of the Princes de Ligne.
In 1555, High Rock was destroyed, as Fagnolles,
during the siege of Mariembourg during the war
between Charles the fifth en Henry the second...

Helleborus foetidus
(EN also NL-FR-DE)
EN: stinking hellebore - NL: stinkend nieskruid
FR: hellébore fétide - DE: Stinkende Nieswurz