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A city in NW Belgium, capital of the province of West Flanders, which until the 15th century was a centre of the Flemish textile trade.

Bruges Group a political pressure group formed with the intention of arguing against British participation in the creation of a federal European state. The name alludes to a speech given in Bruges by Margaret Thatcher, then British Prime Minister, in September 1988.

Subjects: Art — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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