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Arlette de Huy

Herleva of Falaise

Mother of William the Conqueror. According to a local legend, Herleva or Arlette was born in Huy as daugher Fulbert, a furrier from Florennes and Doda, a Scottish princess, who married in Huy in 1004.
André Fanneau de La Horie
1986

Huy /  Arlette de Huy   Huy /  Arlette de Huy

Description

Bronze statue representing Arlette de Huy, more commonly known as

Inscription(s)

ARLETTE de HUY
mere de guillaume
le conquerant

don du rotary club
de huy

Signature

A. de la Horie
PW huy 1986

Information Sign

Arlette de Huy

André de La Horie, 1986. Don du Rotary.
Autrefois fontaine, il n'en reste que la
sculpture évoquant la mère supposée de
Guillaume le Conquérant (1066)

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°31'6" - E 5°14'23")

Item Code: belg027; Photograph: 3 May 2015
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