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Saint Salvator abbey of Ename around 1595 (high res 3D)

The occupation of Oudenaarde by protestants of the city of Ghent in the period 1578-1582 is disastrous for the Ename abbey. The abbey is pillaged completely and most buildings are taken down to reinforce the walls of the city of Oudenaarde.