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Bruges [Flem. Brugge]locked

  • Jacques Thiébaut,
  • Jean C. Wilson,
  • Erik Duverger
  •  and Leo de Ren


Belgian city in western Flanders on the River Reie, c. 12 km inland from Zeebrugge. It flourished particularly from the 13th century to the 15th, when it was an international port and centre of the cloth trade. Under the patronage of the Dukes of Burgundy, from ...

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