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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

Huy /  Arlette de Huy   Huy /  Arlette de Huy


Bronze statue representing Arlette de Huy, more commonly known as


mere de guillaume
le conquerant

don du rotary club
de huy


A. de la Horie
PW huy 1986

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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)


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Location (N 50°31'6" - E 5°14'23")

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Item Code: belg027; Photograph: 3 May 2015
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