Visited the Church at Valenciennes. Saw a notre Dame De Hall. She appears pregnant.
A Collection of Portraits ancient and modern, and a Picture of the Virgin Mary in
the Air, sending by Angels a Cord round the City with an Inscription importing, Valenciennes
surrounded with a Cord by the blessed Virgin, and saved from the Plague Anno 1008.
Dined at Cambray, visited the Cathedral, saw the Tomb of Fenelon, his Statue, Picture
&c. Saw the Chapter where the Chanoines meet twice a Week, and saw also the Room where
are the Portraits of all the Archbishops and Bishops ancient and Modern, and Fenelon
among the rest. There is also in this Church a curious Piece of Clock Work, which
represents the whole Proscess with Jesus Christ like that in the 7 Chappells of Mount
Calvare.—Lodged at Peronne.