A Gentleman of France by Stanley Weyman – 1893 – “A hugely enjoyable historic swashbuckler set in 16th century France.”
 The Victoria is an elegant carriage style of French origin, possibly based on a phaeton made for George IV.
 A brougham (pronounced “broom” or “brohm”) was a light, four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage built in the 19th century.
 A phaeton (also phaéton) was a form of sporty open carriage popular in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Drawn by one or two horses, a phaeton typically featured a minimal very lightly sprung body atop four extravagantly large wheels.
 a coachman’s box-seat
 Addison’s Essays from The Spectator – By Joseph Addison -1894 – London – George Routledge and Sons
 Bois de la Cambre – The park comprises a small lake with an island in the centre, called Robinson’s Island.
 (Bosch) Tenbosch Park is the crazy brainchild of Jean-Louis Semet, a dendrologist at the end of the 19th century, and his chief gardener Hector Noyer, namely to create an arboretum of rare trees in Brussels.
 Sonian Wood is a 4,421-hectare (10,920-acre) forest at the southeast edge of Brussels, Belgium.
 The Place Royale or Koningsplein is a historic neoclassical square in the Royal Quarter of Brussels, Belgium.
 Rue Montagne de la Cour
 Hotel la Madeleine is set in a historical building in the heart of Brussels, just 100 yards from the Grand Place and Central station.
 Town Hall (Hotel de Ville) – The Town Hall of the City of Brussels is a Gothic building from the Middle Ages. It is located on the famous Grand Place.
 In 1568: the Counts of Egmont and Hoorn are beheaded in the Gran Platz.
 Maison du Roi – Historic city mansion situated right on Brussels Gran Platz
 Hôtel de Ville situated on the Grand Platz
 The Cathedral of St Michael and St Gudula (Cathédrale Saint-Michel et Sainte-Gudule) is one of the most important landmarks in Brussels.
 The Congress Column is a monumental column situated on the Place du Congrès/Congresplein in Brussels, Belgium, which commemorates the creation of the Constitution by the National Congress of 1830–1831.
 Eugène Joseph Verboeckhoven (1799 – 1881) was a Belgian painter, a sculptor, an etcher, an engraver, and a lithographer of animals, animated landscapes, and portraits.
 Palais des Beaux-Arts (Musée) – The main building which now houses the Museum of Ancient Art was built as the Palais des Beaux-Arts, designed by Belgian architect Alphonse Balat and funded by King Leopold II.
 Tassau = tassel
 Wiertz Museum in the original home & studio of artist Antoine Wiertz, known for painting on giant canvases.
 The Palace of Justice of Brussels or Law Courts of Brussels is the most important court building in Belgium.
 The Lion’s Mound is a large conical artificial hill located in the municipality of Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium. King William I of the Netherlands ordered its construction in 1820, and it was completed in 1826.