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Belgium Brussels Eglise Saint Jacques sur Coudenberg
 

Eglise Saint Jacques sur Coudenberg is locaed in the capital city of Belgium, Brussels which is also the capital city of Europe. It is situated Place Royale in Brussels and is a holy place. The famous church forms part of the city trip of Brussels. Starting of the 12th century the duke of Brabant set up an oratory on Coudenberg in honour of Saint Jacques Le Majeur along the road which crosses Brussels from East to West. During the 15th century, principal events celebrate din the church were the baptism of Marie de Borgogne in 1947, funeral of Isabelle de Bourbon, the second wife of Charles le Téméraire, who died in 1945, funeral of François, son of Marie de Bourgogne and Maximilien d’Autriche, who deceased at the age of 4 months in 1481. During religious disorders the church was partly damged in 1579. In 1802 after the French Revolution the church was retuned to the catholic worship. In 1849 the church was made bigger with the opening of collaterals. In 1978 the chuch Saint Jacques sur Coudenberg is entrusted to “Vicariat aux Forces Armées” and became in 1986 “Diocèse aux Force Armées” and Saint Jacques sur Coudenberg became the principal church.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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