Rod led the way, and they soon left the big bustling city on the Scheldt behind them.
The Scheldt was reopened and Antwerp regained most of its previous trade.
A French army corps was charged with the task of besieging the citadel; an English fleet blockaded the river Scheldt.
Enemy, eleven in the Scheldt, three in Texel, and two at Helvoet.
In the 8th and 9th centuries it was gradually extended to the whole of the coast region from Calais to the Scheldt.
The Scheldt will probably make for Holland by the north route.
Near Ghent was a little old Nix who lived in the Scheldt; he cried and sighed much, and did mischief to no one.
It was situated on the river Scheldt about twenty miles from the sea.
The few who escaped the flames fell on the swords of the enemy or were drowned in the Scheldt.
Moreover, the opening of the Scheldt was a serious blow to Dutch commerce.