Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Oudenarde, a Belgian town of east Flanders, is on the Scheldt, fifteen miles south of Ghent. It has a sixteenth-century Hotel de Ville, with fine towefr, and some good churches. Linen ami cotton goods are manufactured. The town has several times been besieged, and was the scene in 1708 of a battle in which Marlborough and Prince Eugene defeated the French.