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Later, the land at Le Queroy became a freehold belonging to the Episcopal mass at Cambrai and by the name of Noflus, latinized from Novem fluctibus.

The lack of wealth underground and of a major transportation route partly explains this.

The authorities however took note of this weakness and proposed the Ecaillon canal from Sambre to Scheldt; considered but abandoned because of low water yield in the forest of Mormal.

Despite this assertion, the historian Valenciennes d’Oultreman said he could be a character named Aymon: governor of Ponthieu?

Furthermore, the historian Jules Duvivier would rather name an ancient Count of Hainaut: indeed, in the 8th century, portions of territories around the present town belonged to the Leudes, fellows of the Frankish kings to whom they were granted.

This castle had a tower which together with the rest make up a fortress.

Alice of Namur, wife of Baldwin IV endowed the castle with a chapel dedicated to St. The castle had a park called "Bois du Gard" in which encountered deer, fallow deer and wild game.

The town of Le Quesnoy has somehow missed much of the Industrial Revolution.

Unlike the neighboring towns of Valenciennes or Maubeuge, iron/steel works did not take hold.

However, the historian Jacques de Guise, claims that at that time the town was founded by a brave knight named Aymond, who lived around the year 800: This Aymond was Count of Faumars (Famars) and Ardennes, also by his loyalty to the king, he and all four sons tended the deep wood, where they made a fortress and a place called Carcetus, Le Quesnoy.

The legendary story of the epic by Renaud of Montauban the horse Bayard and the four Aymond sons” is still known today from the Ardennes forest to the forest of Orleans).

The town with its ramparts, its castle ponds and its history (including the Revolutionary Armed bivouac and the New Zealanders Monument on the border of Valenciennes) are major attractions.