Ath is also well known in Hainaut for its annual fte called le jour de ducasse—ducasse being the Walloon word for kermesse (fte).
Obtained from seed in 1817 in Hainaut by M. Devergnies of Mons.
Almost the whole population of Tournai in Hainaut was Calvinist.
A Belgian wilding found near Enghien in Hainaut; disseminated about 1830.
The countships of Flanders and Hainaut were thus united under the same ruler.
In Belgium the chief coal-basins are those of Hainaut and Lige.
To raise funds for this he was betrothed to Philippa, daughter of the count of Hainaut.
In this, Hainaut refused to participate, as in that province there was a reluctance to deny the obligations of the fiefs.
A seedling raised at Ath, Hainaut, Bel.; first described in 1833.
M. Deulin found this form in living popular tradition, at Leuze in Hainaut.