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  • His son, Robert II., took part in the wars in Navarre, Sicily, Guienne and Flanders, and was killed at the battle of Courtrai in 1302.
  • COURTRAI (Flemish, Kortryk), an important and once famous town of West Flanders, Belgium, situated on the Lys.
  • But considerable as is the prosperity of modern Courtrai it is but a shadow of what it was in the middle ages during the halcyon period of the Flemish communes.
  • Then Courtrai had a population of 200,000, now it is little over a sixth of that number.
  • The most important building at Courtrai is the church of Notre Dame, which was begun by Count Baldwin IX.

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